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C/ 2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)

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Observer
Tim Haymes
Time of observation
30/12/2019 - 18:30
Object
Comet Panstarrs 2017 T2
Observing location
Steeple Aston, Oxfordshire
Equipment
203mm F/4 Meade SN8
Canon 60Da
Baader MPCC
EQ6pro
EQMOD
Exposure
40s at 1600iso (25 subs)
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I timed two lunar Occs in Earth Shine and moved on to Panstarrs before the predicted cloud arrived. Collected 30 subs of 40s, discarding 5 due to RA shift (no autoguiding). The image includes 3 darks and was stacked on the stars with DSS, using FITS as intermediate file. Processing was in AstroArt 5. Image orientation has North up.  I used  "remove gradient" in AA5 to take out vignetting.

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