Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Auriga (Aur)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
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The Great Summer Comet 2020 with Red Tail - C/2020 F3, 



    
        

            Nico Augustin
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The Great Summer Comet 2020 with Red Tail - C/2020 F3

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            Nico Augustin
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The Great Summer Comet 2020 with Red Tail - C/2020 F3

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Samyang 135mm ED UMC

Imaging cameras: Sony ILCE-6000 A6000

Mounts: Omegon Mini Track LX2

Software: Adobe Photoshop 2020  ·  StarNet++  ·  Astro Pixel Processor


Dates:July 12, 2020

Frames: 101x4" (6' 44") ISO800 bin 1x1

Integration: 6' 44"

Darks: ~100

Bias: ~150

Avg. Moon age: 21.72 days

Avg. Moon phase: 54.59%

Temperature: 13.00


Astrometry.net job: 3670544

RA center: 6h 46' 55"

DEC center: +45° 11' 18"

Pixel scale: 7.959 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 13.381 degrees

Field radius: 3.986 degrees


Resolution: 3000x2000

Data source: Traveller

Description

The Great Summer Comet 2020 :-) When I went to the beach with my Kids I did not put too much efforts in the imaging last weekend. We had fun watching with our new 8x42 binos and my girlfriend started astrophotography on comet NEOWISE with her little compact camera (we have to stack the images though). However, my a6000 was taking two series of 100 images on a simple MiniTrack LS tracker. Stacking and "light pollution" correction was a bit a pain afterwards but I was still surprised of the okay-result, especially the reddish-purple part of the gas tail seems interesting to me - something I did not see yet but in some images of NEOWISE it´ s visible.

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The Great Summer Comet 2020 with Red Tail - C/2020 F3, 



    
        

            Nico Augustin