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Observation by Grant Privett: 29P

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Grant Privett

Observer

Grant Privett

Observed

2020 Dec 12 - 22:00

Uploaded

2020 Dec 13 - 00:48

Objects

29P Schwassmann-Wachmann

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

13x 120s

Location

Salisbury

Target name

Comet 29P

Title

29P

About this image

An attempt to image this comet through a frankly grotty sky. It got worse as time went by so I stopped after only 13 frames, by which time the fog descending was thick enough to hide half the stars that make up the square of Pegasus. It wasn't helped by condensation on the inside of the corrector plate...

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