Celestial hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Piscis Austrinus (PsA)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
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Comet C/2021 A1 (Leonard), 



    
        

            Peter Goodhew
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Comet C/2021 A1 (Leonard)

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Comet C/2021 A1 (Leonard), 



    
        

            Peter Goodhew
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Comet C/2021 A1 (Leonard)

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Takashi Takahashi FSQ-106ED
Imaging Cameras
FLI PL16083
Filters
Red · Red · Green · Astrodon Blue · Lum

Acquisition details

Frames:
Astrodon Blue: 12×600(2h) bin 1×1
Green: 12×600(2h) bin 1×1
Lum: 12×600(2h) bin 1×1
Red: 24×600(4h) bin 1×1
Integration:
10h

RA center: 21h42m30s.81

DEC center: -35°1837.1

Pixel scale: 4.765 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.439 degrees

Field radius: 2.836 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 4071x1338

File size: 1.2 MB

Description

My first attempt at capturing a comet. As it is too far south for my observatory I used the Heaven's Mirror Observatory in Australia.
Image captured on December 31st.

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Comet C/2021 A1 (Leonard), 



    
        

            Peter Goodhew