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C/2019 Y4 (ATLAS) pre-breakup


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About this observation
Thomas Killestein
Time of observation
04/04/2020 - 23:00
C/2019 Y4 (ATLAS)
Skywatcher 200PDS f/5
Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro + EQMOD
Canon EOS 700D
99x60s frames, ISO800

With the lockdown in effect, I've been aiming to get the scope out a bit more and the bright comet ATLAS seemed like a good excuse. This is a stack of 99 images of C/2019 Y4, taken over a period of ~1hr 30mins last week on April 4th, stacked on the comet using DSS. Slightly more compact and less bright than I expected from descriptions, maybe the strong moon was a factor in this. This was taken pre-breakup, so I'm hoping to get another image soon as a nice comparison.

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