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Binocular comet Catalina - 29.12.2015 at 06.30 - 29.12.2015 at 06.50 Iitti Observation number 46689

Visibility III / V

Ari Ollikainen, Konut tählet, Jaala

Finally came a bright morning moment for filming and observing Catalina. There must be some "flap" on the tracking stand, as some of the images got trashed after streaking the stars. Stacking for just over 15 minutes didn’t bring out the tails strangely yet.

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  • Observation target
    • Comet
  • Name of the observation target
    • C/2013 US10 (Catalina)
    • Keskitaso
  • Visibility of the comet
    • Binocular comet
Technical information

SW 80ED, EQ3-2, Canon 7D MkII, ISO 800-3200 20 sec. exposures about 30, DSS, PS

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