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C/2017 O1 (ASASSN) moving up past faint galaxies in Camelopardalis


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About this observation
Len Adam
Time of observation
30/10/2017 - 01:25
C/2017 O1 (ASASSN)
Observing location
New Mexico
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600 seconds
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C/2017 O1 (ASASSN) continues its upward progress through Camelopardalis. A number of faint galaxies were captured in the image. Note that Local Spanish Time is given.The insets show the comparisons of the comet's position and image fields of view. 

PGC 2707769 has a magnitude of 18.76

PGC 2706432 has a magnitude of 17.62

PGC 2700133 has a magnitude of 16.69

PGC 213302 has a magnitude of 16.41

PGC 16349 has a magnitude of 16.27

Telescope Optics

OTA: Planewave 17" CDK 
Optical Design: Corrected Dall-Kirkham Astrograph 
Aperture: 431mm
Focal Length: 1940mm (0.66 Focal Reducer)
F/Ratio: f/4.5 
Guiding: Active Guiding Disabled 
Mount: Planewave Ascension 200HR
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