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Animation of Comet Lovejoy (C/2014 Q2), 


            Henning Schmidt
Animation of Comet Lovejoy (C/2014 Q2)
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Animation of Comet Lovejoy (C/2014 Q2)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:SkyWatcher Esprit 80ED

Imaging cameras:Canon EOS 600D

Mounts:SkyWatcher EQ8 Pro

Software:GIF-XFitswork4Adobe PS CS2PixInsight

Filters:Hutech IDAS 1.25" LPS P2

Accessory:Lacerta Mgen

Dates:Feb. 19, 2015

Frames:Hutech IDAS 1.25" LPS P2: 42x180" ISO6400

Integration: 2.1 hours

Darks: ~100

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 0.58 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.38%

Basic astrometry details job: 3396153

RA center: 1h 47' 52"

DEC center: +51° 32' 31"

Pixel scale: 16.124 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.933 degrees

Field radius: 1.699 degrees

Resolution: 630x423

Locations: Home observatory, Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany

Data source: Backyard


Animation of Comet Lovejoy (C/2014 Q2) on 19.02.2015.
Objective: Skywatcher Esprit-80ED, camera: Canon EOS 600D.
42 Frames at 180 sec, ISO 6400.



Henning Schmidt
License: None (All rights reserved)

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Animation of Comet Lovejoy (C/2014 Q2), 


            Henning Schmidt