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Observation by Grant Privett: C/11P Tempel-Swift-LINEAR

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Grant Privett

Observer

Grant Privett

Observed

2020 Oct 10 - 00:00

Uploaded

2020 Oct 10 - 18:40

Objects

11P Tempel-Swift-LINEAR

Equipment
  • Celestron RASA 11"
  • Starlight Trius Pro 694
  • Paramount MEII
Exposure

12x 120s

Location

Salisbury

Target name

c/11P Tempel-Swift-LINEAR

Title

C/11P Tempel-Swift-LINEAR

About this image

The dangers of trusting software, Volume 5 example 15. A well known piece of planetarium software, that will remain nameless, informed me that this comet was mag 9 last night. So, while I tussled with a driver that was broken and had a cup of tea, I left the telescope taking pictures of it. Looking at the result, I'm thinking more like 17-18th.

Not a great image, but a comet nonetheless.

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