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NEOWISE Flyby of PanSTARRS, Animation Link included

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#1 h2ologg

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Posted 14 August 2020 - 08:11 PM

4th night of the event where Comet C/2020 F3 NEOWISE has overtaken and passed Comet C/2017 T2 PanSTARRS.  Used 19 x 180 second subs and I still have work to do to clean up the noise (no Astrobin yet).  Scope used was a C RASA 8 and Camera ZWO asi 071 mcP.  NEOWISE and PanSTARRS are moving to the left of frame.  Gues wich comet is closer...

 

Comet_C_2017_T2_PANSTARRS_with_Comet_C_2020_F3_NEOWISE_RASA8_ZWO071mcP_18x180s_August_12_2020_JuneLake_Ca_USA_DEBartlett_RS.jpg

 

Animation link uses the piggyback scope RedCat51 and ZWO asi 294mcP .  This animation will get you dizzy! 

 

https://thelonelyast...t2-aug-11-2020/

 

Last nights data looks the best for processing but with school about ready to start I'm way behind the curve!

 

Best to all!

Dan


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Posted 14 August 2020 - 08:44 PM

You just been rubbing it in lately Dan..! waytogo.gif waytogo.gif waytogo.gif waytogo.gif :lol: 



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Posted 14 August 2020 - 08:51 PM

Thanks Darryl,  I can't compete in your neck of the woods, so I'll do the easy stuff - make a mistake -few can tell.

Comets are all but gone.  I'll be back shortly with envy and desire, snapping pictures of round orbiting things.

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Posted 14 August 2020 - 08:55 PM

...with that cannon I trust Dan! grin.gif



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Posted 14 August 2020 - 11:48 PM

...with that cannon I trust Dan! grin.gif

Ha!  I have to hide that thing from the US Dept of Homeland Defense.  Plus I herniate myself every time I bring it out of the garage.  I need to rig up some anti-gravity (motorcycle hoist?) device like you have.

 

Darryl, are giving up your asi290mm/224mc for the 462mc?  



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Posted 14 August 2020 - 11:49 PM

I cleaned up the noise a little and submitted on astrobin  get.jpg?insecure

 

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Posted 15 August 2020 - 12:21 AM

Darryl, are giving up your asi290mm/224mc for the 462mc?  

Not at all Dan - I see it or the 224MC as important for when the planets are lower if we're still upright & functioning...& the 462MC as a usefull swap-in/out for setting the ADC before using the 290MM which has the same pixel-sizing in their sensors: I would've probably gone back to the 290MM by now but this year has been the worst in memory for cloudy nights...& atm if we get any small window to image through we figure it's best to keep on with the ASI462MC.

 

Last night's situation (chronicled elsewhere here) resulted in me washing the corrector plate (starting to get needed...) & now having the C14 sitting in my studio with the heating on, drying out the insides! ;)


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Posted 18 August 2020 - 10:55 PM

Another stunning image Dan!




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