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Comet NEOWISE Passing by Globular Clusters M53 and NGC5053, 



    
        

            Terry Hancock

Comet NEOWISE Passing by Globular Clusters M53 and NGC5053

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi Epsilon E180

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY410C

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD QHY5ii

Software: PixInsight 1.8  ·  Adobe Photoshopc CC

Accessory: qhyccd mini guidescope 30mm qhy mini guidescope 30mm



Resolution: 4044x6072

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Grand Mesa Observatory

Description

Another collaboration by Tom Masterson and Terry Hancock.
Captured on August 6th at Grand Mesa Observatory using System 4a with QHYCCD’s latest offering the QHY410C Back Illuminated Full Frame CMOS camera that we have the honor of testing. In this photogenic scene NEOWISE is, by our perspective on Earth passing by Globular Clusters M53 and NGC5053.

Technical Info:
Total Integration time: 54 minutes
Location: www.grandmesaobservatory.com Purdy Mesa, Colorado.
Date of capture: August 6th 2020
Color RGGB 54 min, 27 x 120 sec
Camera: QHY410C Back Illuminated Full Frame Color CMOS
Gain 0, Offset 76
ReadMode: High Gain Mode
Calibrated with Dark, Bias and Flat Frames
Optics: Takahashi E-180 Astrograph
Image Acquisition software Maxim DL6
Pre Processed in Pixinsight and Deep Sky Stacker
Post Processed in Photoshop

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Terry Hancock
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Comet NEOWISE Passing by Globular Clusters M53 and NGC5053, 



    
        

            Terry Hancock