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Comet C/2016 R2 and the Pleiades


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About this observation
Nick James
Time of observation
09/02/2018 - 19:34
C/2016 R2
Observing location
Tarbatness, Scotland
William Optics Z61 (61mm, f/5.9)
Sony A7s
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Denis Buczynski and I took this image from Tarbatness in Highland Scotland last night. Unfortunately, after a really clear day the night was quite hazy and we only managed to get a short stack. This is a 5x30s stack centred on 2018-02-09, 19:34 using a WO Z61 (61mm, f/5.9) and a Sony A7s at ISO3200. The FoV is 5.7x3.8 deg. It looks like we might get another chance this evening. The sky here is pretty much as good as I have seen anywhere.

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