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Comet C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS) meets M45

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Observer
Alan Tough
Time of observation
22/08/2017 - 10:08
Object
Comet C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)
Observing location
Mayhill, New Mexico
Equipment
Takahashi 106mm FSQ Fluorite OTA
SBIG STL-11000M CCD
Paramount GT-1100S mount
Exposure
42 minutes LRGB
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Alan comments that he had to wait for the New Mexico skies to clear so that he could capture this fading comet in the same field of view as M45. The total imaging time was 42 minutes through LRGB filters, using iTelescope T14 in Mayhill, New Mexico. Equipment: Takahashi 106mm FSQ Fluorite OTA @ f/5.0, SBIG STL-11000M CCD, Paramount GT-1100S mount. The start of the first exposure was at 10:07:18 UT on 2017 August 22.
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