Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event

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    C/2021 A1 Leonard - Comet in Sagittarius - 2021-12-20 19:02 UT - IAS Remote Test - v1, 



    
        

            Martin Junius
    C/2021 A1 Leonard - Comet in Sagittarius - 2021-12-20 19:02 UT - IAS Remote Test - v1
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    C/2021 A1 Leonard - Comet in Sagittarius - 2021-12-20 19:02 UT - IAS Remote Test - v1

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    Image of the day 12/30/2021

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      C/2021 A1 Leonard - Comet in Sagittarius - 2021-12-20 19:02 UT - IAS Remote Test - v1, 



    
        

            Martin Junius
      C/2021 A1 Leonard - Comet in Sagittarius - 2021-12-20 19:02 UT - IAS Remote Test - v1
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      C/2021 A1 Leonard - Comet in Sagittarius - 2021-12-20 19:02 UT - IAS Remote Test - v1

      Revision title: C/2021 A1 Leonard - Comet in Sagittarius - 2021-12-20 19:02 UT - IAS Remote Test - v2

      Equipment

      Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
      Takahashi Epsilon 160
      Imaging Cameras
      QHYCCD QHY268M
      Mounts
      10Micron GM3000 HPS
      Filters
      Chroma R 36mm · Chroma B 36mm · Chroma G 36mm
      Software
      N.I.N.A. Nighttime Imaging 'N' Astronomy · Adobe Photoshop 2021 · Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic · Pleiades Astrophoto S.L. PixInsight 1.8 Ripley

      Acquisition details

      Dates:
      Dec. 20, 2021
      Frames:
      Chroma B 36mm: 59x10" (9' 50") (gain: 56.00) -10C bin 1x1
      Chroma G 36mm: 59x10" (9' 50") (gain: 56.00) -10C bin 1x1
      Chroma R 36mm: 57x10" (9' 30") (gain: 56.00) -10C bin 1x1
      Integration:
      29' 10"
      Flats:
      20
      Bias:
      100
      Avg. Moon age:
      15.94 days
      Avg. Moon phase:
      98.45%
      Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
      1.00
      Temperature:
      26.00

      Basic astrometry details

      Astrometry.net job: 5397281

      RA center: 20h27m00s.7

      DEC center: -30°1051

      Pixel scale: 1.437 arcsec/pixel

      Orientation: 304.982 degrees

      Field radius: 1.460 degrees

      Resolution: 6120x4008

      Locations: IAS Observatory Hakos, Hakos, Namibia

      Data source: Own remote observatory

      Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

      Description

      IAS - Internationale Amateuersternwarte e.V. - Hakos Observatory, Namibia
      Yet another test of IAS remote telescope "Klein-Lukas"
      Remote team: F. Hund, J. Obstfelder, L. Demetz, M. Mushardt, T. Klemmer, T. Winterer, M. Junius

      Same collimation problems as with the previous images. ;-)

      One week later on 27 Dec 2021:
      https://www.astrobin.com/oqja0d/
      https://vimeo.com/661038986 animation of the rapid movements in the tail

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      Title: C/2021 A1 Leonard - Comet in Sagittarius - 2021-12-20 19:02 UT - IAS Remote Test - v2

      Description: Less blue stars, some more details in the comet tail.

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      C/2021 A1 Leonard - Comet in Sagittarius - 2021-12-20 19:02 UT - IAS Remote Test - v1, 



    
        

            Martin Junius