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C/2017 T1 (Heinze)


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About this observation
David Swan
Time of observation
24/11/2017 - 05:24
C/2017 T1 (Heinze)
Observing location
Tynemouth, UK
Scope: 200mm SCT at f/6.3
Camera: ASI178MM
Filter: Baader UV+IR cut
Software: FireCapture, DeepSkyStacker and Astrometrica
100 x 5s

Not a very clear signal, but the signal is at exactly the right location (astrometry carried out in Astrometrica).

(What is also clear is that the collimation is off. Will solve, but not at 5am with a screwdriver.)

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