Observation by Ian Sharp: C/2021 A1 (Leonard) and M3

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Mr Ian David Sharp


Ian Sharp


2021 Dec 03 - 05:06


2021 Dec 03 - 11:30


C/2021 A1

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Canes Venatici

Field centre

RA: 13h41m
Dec: +28°27'
Position angle: -91°35'

Field size

1°03' × 0°48'

  • StellaMira 104mm ED2 Triplet f/6.25 APO Refractor
  • 10Micron GM 1000 HPS mount
  • Starlight XPress TRIUS PRO 694 mono CCD camera
  • Starlight Xpress 7 position 1.25" filter wheel
  • Optolong LRGB, Ha, OIII, SII filters
  • Starlight XPress OAG
  • Starlight Xpress LoadStar V2 guide camera

6 x 120s L; 1 x 180s R, G and B


PixelSkies, Castilléjar in the province of Granada, Andalucia

Target name

C/2021 A1


C/2021 A1 (Leonard) and M3

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All calibrated and processed in PixInsight

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Nik Szymanek
Nik Szymanek, 2021 Dec 03 - 12:54 UTC

Great image! :-))

Nick James
Nick James, 2021 Dec 03 - 20:03 UTC

Fantastic image Ian.

Dominic Ford
Dominic Ford, 2021 Dec 05 - 00:13 UTC

A very well deserved BAA Picture of the Week!

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