Comet C/2020 F8 SWAN, 



    
        

            Chris Ryan

Comet C/2020 F8 SWAN

Comet C/2020 F8 SWAN, 



    
        

            Chris Ryan

Comet C/2020 F8 SWAN

Acquisition details

Dates:
May 3, 2020
Frames:
Baader 36mm B: 31×15(7′ 45″) (gain: 200.00) -15°C bin 1×1
Baader 36mm G: 31×15(7′ 45″) (gain: 200.00) -15°C bin 1×1
Baader 36mm L: 31×15(7′ 45″) (gain: 200.00) -15°C bin 1×1
Baader 36mm R: 31×15(7′ 45″) (gain: 200.00) -15°C bin 1×1
Integration:
31′
Darks:
20
Flats:
10
Avg. Moon age:
10.23 days
Avg. Moon phase:
78.49%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3483782

Resolution: 3351x1797

File size: 4.8 MB

Locations: Home, Flaxton, QLD, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

My first ever attempt at imaging a comet. All processing done in PixInsight.

In Revision B, I've pushed the histogram a lot to show more of the tail. Looks like I needed a lot more data and perhaps better camera options to improve the tail quality.

Comments

Revisions

  • Final
    Comet C/2020 F8 SWAN, 



    
        

            Chris Ryan
    Original
  • Comet C/2020 F8 SWAN, 



    
        

            Chris Ryan
    B

Histogram

Comet C/2020 F8 SWAN, 



    
        

            Chris Ryan