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Comet Atlas The Ghost of

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About this observation
Observer
Neil Morrison
Time of observation
19/04/2020 - 21:19
Object
Comet Atlas c/2019Y4
Observing location
Crawley West Sussex
Equipment
90mm F 5.5 Star Sky refractor
Sony 65a SLT
Super Polaris Mount
Orion Field Tripod
Exposure
25 Sec in noise suppression stacking Mode ISO 3200
Tags

Cropped image of  Comet Atlas  imaged in  blustery conditions . Nothing  could be seen in 9x50 Finder  but using live view  and Camera in Noise reduction  mode the Star field  came  into view.  Earlier in the  day I had down loaded the  finder chart  on the Dutch Side  found through the  link on the Comet  Section pages.  This gives  Star  to  +11.5  Uranometria only  shows +9.5 .   after exposure   a failnt  smudge   could be imagined  in about the  correct place.  Result attached

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