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Observation by Graham Winstanley: Spot the comet

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Graham Winstanley

Observer

Graham Winstanley

Observed

2018 Sep 13 - 21:58

Uploaded

2018 Sep 23 - 17:54

Objects

21P Giacobini-Zinner
M35
M36
M37
The Starfish Cluster (M38)

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Constellation

Auriga

Field centre

RA: 05h52m
Dec: +34°49'
Position angle: -86°37'

Field size

22° × 14°

Equipment
  • Canon 1100D
  • Pentax Super Takumar 55mm lens
  • EQ1 with RA drive
Exposure

20 x 30s; f2.8; ISO 800

Location

Bassingham, Lincolnshire

Target name

Auriga/Gemini/Taurus

Title

Spot the comet

About this image

Comet 21P is there if you look carefully. Capella is just off the top left corner and M35 in Gemini at the bottom right. M36, 37 and 38 are also visible in Auriga. Deep Sky Stacker was used initially and post-processing in Pixinsight.

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