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Observation by Alan Tough: Comet C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS) and the Doub...

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Paul Downing, FRAS

Observer

Alan Tough

Observed

2020 Jan 24 - 19:00

Uploaded

2020 Apr 17 - 19:41

Objects

NGC884
NGC869
C/2017 T2 (PANSTARRS)

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Constellation

Perseus

Field centre

RA: 02h21m
Dec: +57°11'
Position angle: -4°06'

Field size

1°45' × 1°10'

Equipment
  • T20: Takahashi 106 mm FSQ-ED Astrograph @ f/5, SBIG STL-11000M CCD, Paramount PME mount. FL=530mm
  • T14: Takahashi 106 mm FSQ Fluorite Astrograph @ f/5, SBIG STL-11000M CCD, GT-1100S mount. FL=530mm
  • T11: Planewave 20" (0.51m) CDK @ f/4.5, FLI ProLine PL11002M CCD, Planewave Ascension 200HR mount. FL=2280mm
Exposure

2hrs 9mins total exposure through LRGB filters

Location

Mayhill, New Mexico, USA (remote)

Target name

C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)

Title

Comet C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS) and the Double Cluster

About this image

This image was created by combining the data from three remote telescopes (iTelescope T20, T14 and T11 in New Mexico), over three consecutive nights. It shows the position of the comet on the night of 24th January. 

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