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Comet Atlas The Ghost of


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About this observation
Neil Morrison
Time of observation
19/04/2020 - 21:19
Comet Atlas c/2019Y4
Observing location
Crawley West Sussex
90mm F 5.5 Star Sky refractor
Sony 65a SLT
Super Polaris Mount
Orion Field Tripod
25 Sec in noise suppression stacking Mode ISO 3200

Cropped image of  Comet Atlas  imaged in  blustery conditions . Nothing  could be seen in 9x50 Finder  but using live view  and Camera in Noise reduction  mode the Star field  came  into view.  Earlier in the  day I had down loaded the  finder chart  on the Dutch Side  found through the  link on the Comet  Section pages.  This gives  Star  to  +11.5  Uranometria only  shows +9.5 .   after exposure   a failnt  smudge   could be imagined  in about the  correct place.  Result attached

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