Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Lepus (Lep)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
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C/2017 E4 Lovejoy Comet near M79 - LRGB, 



    
        

            Mike Mulcahy
C/2017 E4 Lovejoy Comet near M79 - LRGB
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C/2017 E4 Lovejoy Comet near M79 - LRGB

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C/2017 E4 Lovejoy Comet near M79 - LRGB

Technical card

Mounts: ASTRO-PHYSICS AP 900

Guiding cameras: Lodestar Autoguider

Software: CCDStack  ·  Photoshop

Accessory: StarLight Instruments Mini Filterwheel with OAG


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4463813

RA center: 05h23m49s

DEC center: -24°3722

Pixel scale: 1.625 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 180.159 degrees

Field radius: 0.717 degrees


Resolution: 2484x1978

Data source: Backyard

Description

L 4 x 120 sec bin 1x1

R 4 x 120 sec bin 1x1

G 4 x 120 sec bin 1x1

B 4 x 120 sec bin 1x1

This image was processed using Bernhard Hubl's technique which can be found here:

http://www.astrophoton.com/tips/comet_images.pdf

The image was taken and processed in December, 2015.

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C/2017 E4 Lovejoy Comet near M79 - LRGB, 



    
        

            Mike Mulcahy