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C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS) + Messier 36


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About this observation
Alan C Tough
Time of observation
27/10/2019 - 09:30
Comet C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)
Observing location
Remote: iTelescope T11; Mayhill, New Mexico
Planewave 20" (0.51m) CDK
FLI ProLine PL11002M CCD
Planewave Ascension 200HR mount
Luminance: 2 x 600 seconds

Without any pre-planning, I thought I would have a go at trying to capture C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS) using one of the remote telescopes in New Mexico. Telescope T11 became free and so I jumped on it. Had I checked Cartes du Ciel beforehand I would have made sure that the whole of M36 was in the image!

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