Comet 73P Schwassmann-Wachmann

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Comet 73P Schwassman-Wachmann (B fragment)
Date 4/26/2006
Exposure RGB 10:10:10 (binned 2x2)
Camera ST2000XM with SBIG filters
Telescope Celestron C8 @ f/6.7 on Losmandy G11
Guiding unguided
Processing MaximDL, Photoshop CS
Comments Moderate seeing

 

 

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Comet 73P Schwassman-Wachmann (C and B fragments)
Date 4/26/2006
Exposure 20 x 60 seconds
Camera SXV-H9 with 50mm Minolta lens f/2.8 (piggy-back)
Telescope Celestron C8 @ f/6.7 on Losmandy G11
Guiding unguided
Processing MaximDL, Photoshop CS
Comments Moderate seeing, strong gradients

 

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Comet 73P Schwassman-Wachmann (C fragment)
Date 4/21/2006
Exposure RGB 10:10:9
Camera ST2000XM with SBIG filters
Telescope Celestron C8 @ f/6.7 on Losmandy G11
Guiding unguided
Processing MaximDL, Photoshop CS
Comments Moderate seeing

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