Last updated on 10/25/2014

Comet 45P Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova

0bject Comet 45P Honda-Mrkos_Pajdusakova
Date 10/9/2011
Exposure LRGB 8:8:8:8 (cropped; composite)
Camera STL11000M with Astronomik filters (water assisted cooling)
Telescope ASA 10N f/3.7 on AP900GTO CPO3
Guiding Remote guide head with MiniBorg 50 mm
Processing MaximDL, Photoshop CS5, GradientXterminator, AstroActions
Comments Clear but comet only about 18 above horizon to the East


0bject Comet 45P Honda-Mrkos_Pajdusakova
Date 10/2/2011
Exposure LRGB 5:5:5:5 (cropped; composite)
Camera STL11000M with Astronomik filters (water assisted cooling)
Telescope ASA 10N f/3.7 on AP900GTO CPO3
Guiding Remote guide head with MiniBorg 50 mm
Processing MaximDL, Photoshop CS5, GradientXterminator, AstroActions
Comments Eastern horizon skyglow and advancing twilight

0bject Comet 45P Honda-Mrkos_Pajdusakova
Date 10/1/2011
Exposure Luminance only  18 x 60 sec (cropped; composite)
Camera STL11000M with Astronomik filters (water assisted cooling)
Telescope ASA 10N f/3.7 on AP900GTO CPO3
Guiding Remote guide head with MiniBorg 50 mm
Processing MaximDL, Photoshop CS5, GradientXterminator, AstroActions
Comments 20 above Eastern horizon; skyglow and advancing twilight

Inverted view

0bject Comet 45P Honda-Mrkos_Pajdusakova
Date 9/29/2011
Exposure LRGB 10:5:5:5 (cropped; composite)
Camera STL11000M with Astronomik filters (water assisted cooling)
Telescope ASA 10N f/3.7 on AP900GTO CPO3
Guiding Remote guide head with MiniBorg 50 mm
Processing MaximDL, Photoshop CS5, GradientXterminator, AstroActions
Comments Only about 15 above Eastern horizon; skyglow and advancing twilight