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My first experience at imaging a comet: 21P/Giacobini-Zinner

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#1 Stephanh

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Posted 23 September 2018 - 08:18 PM

I made a short video with the images I gathered on the 2 subsequent nights I was able to image 21P.

I also described the experience in youtube for those who are tempted to go after a future comet.

 

Thanks for looking

 

https://www.youtube....h?v=sPvDAL5Pig4


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Posted 23 September 2018 - 08:24 PM

That is very cool. 



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Posted 23 September 2018 - 09:46 PM

Fantastic! Very well done. You should be proud of that!



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Posted 23 September 2018 - 11:25 PM

Awesome that's really nice



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Posted 23 September 2018 - 11:51 PM

what equipment was used ?



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Posted 24 September 2018 - 02:12 AM

Looks like some kind of monster at the side -  0:51 seconds mark

haha - very cool


Edited by troyt, 24 September 2018 - 02:13 AM.


#7 Stephanh

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Posted 24 September 2018 - 05:38 AM

That is very cool.


Thanks!

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Posted 24 September 2018 - 05:39 AM

Fantastic! Very well done. You should be proud of that!


Those were long nights. I have giant pine trees to deal with in the east side so I had to wait until it cleared them before starting.

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Posted 24 September 2018 - 05:42 AM

what equipment was used ?


My Nikon D5100 (the DSLR turned out to work the best as I got the tail just as well as the mono camera and I got the color too!) my 102mm scope on an HEQ5.

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Posted 24 September 2018 - 05:44 AM

Looks like some kind of monster at the side - 0:51 seconds mark
haha - very cool

They are indeed monsters....monster pine trees I wish they were not there :-(

Edited by Stephanh, 24 September 2018 - 08:38 PM.



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