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Two views of Comet C/2017 T2 PANSTARRS in an Ocean of Galaxies, 



    
        

            Terry Hancock

Two views of Comet C/2017 T2 PANSTARRS in an Ocean of Galaxies

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)
Two views of Comet C/2017 T2 PANSTARRS in an Ocean of Galaxies, 



    
        

            Terry Hancock

Two views of Comet C/2017 T2 PANSTARRS in an Ocean of Galaxies

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

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics WO FLT 156

Imaging cameras: qhyccd 367 Pro C

Mounts: software bisque Paramount ME

Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics G61 Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD QHY178MM

Software: PixInsight 1.8  ·  Adobe Photoshopc CC

Filters: OPTOLONG LRGB HA S2 O3



Resolution: 7069x4859

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Grand Mesa Observatory

Description

Two views of Comet C/2017 T2 PANSTARRS from Grand Mesa Observatory 6/19/2020.

View System 1 image here:

https://www.astrobin.com/iu7mdm/

Comet C/2017 T2 PANSTARRS Captured using data from Grand Mesa Observatory's System 1 the Takahashi FSQ 130 (available on our subscriptions) using the QHY367 Pro C full frame One Shot Color CMOS camera. Captured on the 19th June 2020 for a total acquisition time of 1.5 hours. https://grandmesaobservatory.com/equipment

This field also contains 6 galaxies from the NGC catalogue; NGC 4088 intermediate spiral galaxy estimated 51 million light years distant, NGC 4187 elliptical galaxy estimated 340 million light years distant, NGC 4157 near edge on barred spiral galaxy estimated 55 million light years distant, NGC 4100 spiral galaxy estimated 67 million light years distant, NGC 4085 barred spiral galaxy estimated 60 million light years distant, NGC 4026 lenticular galaxy estimated 50 million light years distant, and 303 distant galaxies from the PGC catalogue.

Technical Details Captured and processed by: Tom Masterson and Terry Hancock

Location: GrandMesaObservatory.com Purdy Mesa, Colorado

Date of Capture June 19th 2020 RGB 90 min 30 x 180 sec

Camera: QHY367 Pro C Gain 2850, Offset 76 with Dark, Bias and Flat Frames

Optics: Walter Holloway's Takahashi FSQ 130 APO Refractor @ F5

EQ Mount: Paramount ME Image

Acquisition software Maxim DL6

Pre Processing in Pixinsight and Deep Sky Stacker Post Processing in Photoshop CC

Comet C/2017 T2 PANSTARRS Captured using data from Grand Mesa Observatory's system 2 the new William Optics FLT 156mm F7.8 APO Refractor (available on our subscriptions) using the QHY367 Pro C full frame One Shot Color CMOS camera. Captured on the 19th June 2020 for a total acquisition time of 1.5 hours. https://grandmesaobservatory.com/equipment

This field also contains 2 galaxies from the NGC catalogue; NGC 4088 intermediate spiral galaxy estimated 51 million light years distant, NGC 4085 barred spiral galaxy estimated 60 million light years distant, and 92 distant galaxies from the PGC catalogue.

Technical Details Captured and processed by: Tom Masterson and Terry Hancock

Location: GrandMesaObservatory.com Purdy Mesa, Colorado

Date of Capture June 19th 2020 RGB 90 min 30 x 180 sec

Camera: QHY367 Pro C Gain 2850, Offset 76 with Dark, Bias and Flat Frames

Optics: William Optics FLT 156mm F7.8 APO Refractor

EQ Mount: Paramount ME

Image Acquisition software Maxim DL6 Pre Processing in Pixinsight and Deep Sky Stacker Post Processing in Photoshop CC

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Two views of Comet C/2017 T2 PANSTARRS in an Ocean of Galaxies, 



    
        

            Terry Hancock