Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Auriga (Aur)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
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Comet C/2020 M3 (ATLAS) with IC405 and IC410, 



    
        

            Scott Tucker
Comet C/2020 M3 (ATLAS) with IC405 and IC410
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Comet C/2020 M3 (ATLAS) with IC405 and IC410

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Comet C/2020 M3 (ATLAS) with IC405 and IC410, 



    
        

            Scott Tucker
Comet C/2020 M3 (ATLAS) with IC405 and IC410
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Comet C/2020 M3 (ATLAS) with IC405 and IC410

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Esprit 100 ED f/5.5 APO

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI2600MC Pro

Mounts: Astro-Physics 900GTO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ZWO Mini Guide Scope

Focal reducers: Starizona ApexED .65x Reducer

Software: MaxIm DL Pro 6  ·  photoshop cc  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight

Filters: L-Pro 2"


Dates:Dec. 8, 2020

Frames: 120x30" (1h)

Integration: 1h

Avg. Moon age: 22.65 days

Avg. Moon phase: 44.69%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4075819

RA center: 05h18m47s.0

DEC center: +33°5006

Pixel scale: 5.709 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 358.547 degrees

Field radius: 1.996 degrees


Resolution: 2000x1528

Locations: Backyard, Tucson, AZ, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Comet ATLAS passing by IC410 in Auriga on Dec 8th. It is more photogenically placed between the two nebulas on the 9th but I don't have any filters that will let me shoot through rain clouds.

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Comet C/2020 M3 (ATLAS) with IC405 and IC410, 



    
        

            Scott Tucker