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C/2019 Y4 ATLAS with a nice tail showing

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#1 Holltim4103

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Posted 29 March 2020 - 08:17 PM

Here is my capture of Comet C/2019 Y4 ATLAS with the tail really starting to show. Captured with the Celestron 9.25” EdgeHD+Hyperstar, ZWO ASI2600mc-pro, and the ASIair Pro. This is a set of 10 x 120 second images stacked, aligned and processed in PixInSight. Some further details:

28 March 2020 ~appx. 0400UTC
Image Size: 2.39 x 1.63 deg

Other info from Astrometry.net
Center (RA, Dec): (125.871, 68.506)
Center (RA, hms): 08h 23m 28.935s
Center (Dec, dms): +68° 30' 20.984"
Size: 2.39 x 1.63 deg
Radius: 1.448 deg
Pixel scale: 1.5 arcsec/pixel
Orientation: Up is 118 degrees E of N

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#2 stargazer60

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Posted 29 March 2020 - 08:21 PM

Nice image! waytogo.gif Thanks for sharing it with us on CN.



#3 sunnyday

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Posted 29 March 2020 - 08:28 PM

WOW, what a beautiful photo.
tail seems to be getting longer and longer. and the head brighter.
bravo and thank you.



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Posted 29 March 2020 - 08:28 PM

Best comet image yet! I love the green



#5 Rustler46

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Posted 29 March 2020 - 08:48 PM

Bravo!




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