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Comet NEOWISE over Rooftops

Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) 11th & 13th July 2020

Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE), 11th to 13th July 2020. Unfortunately the comet was not well placed to be imaged telescopically from my observatory, so I had to make do with my DSLR and small lenses. Acquisition: Canon EOS 500D, Pentax 28mm manual lens at F2.8 Mount/Guiding: Static Tripod Processing: Affinity Photo Date: 02:22UT, Jul. 11, […]

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C2019/Y4 (ATLAS)

Comet 2019/Y4 ATLAS 31st March

Comet 2019/Y4 (ATLAS), 31st March 2020. Acquisition: William Optics GT81, William Optics 0.8x Flat6AIII, ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool, Atik EFW2, Astronomik L 1.25″ Mount/Guiding: Orion ST80, QHY 5, PHD2, Sky-Watcher NEQ6, EQMod, Sequence Generator Pro Processing: PixInsight 1.8 Date: Mar. 31, 2020 Lights: L 30 x 60 seconds Bias: No Darks: No Flats: No

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C2019/Y4_ (ATLAS) LRGB

Comet 2019/Y4 ATLAS 27th March

Comet 2019/Y4 (ATLAS), 27th March 2020. Acquisition: William Optics GT81, William Optics 0.8x Flat6AIII, ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool, Atik EFW2, Astronomik L 1.25″ Mount/Guiding: Orion ST80, QHY 5, PHD2, Sky-Watcher NEQ6, EQMod, Sequence Generator Pro Processing: PixInsight 1.8 Date: Mar. 27, 2020 Lights: L 100 x 30 seconds Bias: No Darks: No Flats: No Acquisition: William Optics […]

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Comet 2017/T2 (PANSTARRS)

Comet 2017/T2 PANSTARRS

Comet 2017/T2 (PANSTARRS), between Perseus and Cassiopeia, at approximately magnitude 12. Acquisition: William Optics GT81, William Optics 0.8x Flat6AIII, ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool, Atik EFW2, Astronomik L 1.25″ Mount/Guiding: Orion ST80, QHY 5, PHD2, Sky-Watcher NEQ6, EQMod, Sequence Generator Pro Processing: PixInsight 1.8 Date: Mar. 1, 2020 Lights: L 142 x 30 seconds Bias: No Darks: No […]

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Comet 41P

Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak

Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak from last Saturday (25th March). 82 x 1 minute exposures over the course of 1 hour and 45 minutes. Acquisition: Sky-Watcher Evostar 80ED DS-Pro, Sky-Watcher 0.85x reducer, ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool, Atik EFW2, Astronomik L 1.25″ Mount/Guiding: Orion ST80, QHY 5, PHD2, Sky-Watcher NEQ6, EQMod, Sequence Generator Pro Processing: PixInsight 1.8.04 Date: Mar. 25, 2017 Lights: […]

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