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Binocular comet Iwamoto - 5.3.2019 at 22.50 Järvenpää Observation number 81626

Visibility III / V

Toni Veikkolainen, Keski-Uudenmaan Altair

I decided to drive to Niemennokka to photograph Iwamoto, but the pole sight of the tracking device stayed home. So I was content to illuminate the comet in a wide angle with the same objects as the Driver DS. The sites had already had time to turn west, and the lights in the metropolitan area left quite gradients in the picture. On the other hand, I didn’t even think that a picture like this could have any beauty values. Amazingly, even the Red Hydrogen Fog of the Driver shows a slight signal in the picture, even though I had an unmodified camera on this time.

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  • Observation target
    • Comet
  • Name of the observation target
    • C/2018 Y1 (Iwamoto)
    • Keskitaso
  • Weather
    • Valitettavasti taas pakkasta mutta ei sentään Kuuta taivaalla
  • Visibility of the comet
    • Binocular comet
Technical information

Nikon D3200 + Samyang 85 mm f / 1.4, 45 * 3 s, ISO 800

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