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Timelapse - Comet 41P (Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresák) among the stars of Ursa Major

(h/t Mary McIntyre @Spicey_Spiney
for the inspiration. youtu.be/VhGc0o5-XgA)

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Re: https://plus.google.com/+PaulHutchinson/posts/XJmjmXdwBSc

This version using an alignment of both comet and stars

Comet 41P (Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresák) among the stars of Ursa Major

Wikipedia: 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresák is a periodic comet in the Solar System. The comet nucleus is estimated to be 1.4 kilometers in diameter.

Discovered by Horace Parnell Tuttle on May 3, 1858, and re-discovered independently by Michel Giacobini and Ľubor Kresák in 1907 and 1951 respectively, it is a member of the Jupiter family of comets.

Technical card
Imaging telescope: Skywatcher Explorer 200p
Imaging camera: Canon 1100D
Mount: HEQ5
Software: APT - Astro Photography Tool, DeepSkyStacker, Adobe PhotoshopCS5
Filters: Astronomik CLS Canon EOS Clip
Date: 2017-03-20
Frames: 22x75" ISO 6400
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00
Centre (RA, hms): 10h 56m 57.417s
Centre (Dec, dms): +53° 15' 39.027"
Size: 75.5 x 50.4 arcmin
Radius: 0.757 deg
Pixel scale: 1.06 arcsec/pixel
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Comet 41P (Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresák) among the stars of Ursa Major

Wikipedia: 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresák is a periodic comet in the Solar System. The comet nucleus is estimated to be 1.4 kilometers in diameter.
Discovered by Horace Parnell Tuttle on May 3, 1858, and re-discovered independently by Michel Giacobini and Ľubor Kresák in 1907 and 1951 respectively, it is a member of the Jupiter family of comets.

Technical card
Imaging telescope: Skywatcher Explorer 200p
Imaging camera: Canon 1100D
Mount: HEQ5
Software: APT - Astro Photography Tool, DeepSkyStacker*, Adobe PhotoshopCS5
Filters: Astronomik CLS Canon EOS Clip
Date: 2017-03-20
Frames: 22x75" ISO 6400
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00
Centre (RA, hms): 10h 56m 57.417s
Centre (Dec, dms): +53° 15' 39.027"
Size: 75.5 x 50.4 arcmin
Radius: 0.757 deg
Pixel scale: 1.06 arcsec/pixel

* Alignment on Comet alone.
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Meadfoot from Daddyhole Plain

#Torbay #Snapseed
LG-D855
f/2.4 1/1538 3.97 mm ISO50
Torquay
50.455, -3.514
#tw
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Moon - Sinus Iridum

(2017-02-07 18:10z)

Technical card
Imaging telescope: Skywatcher Explorer 200p
Imaging camera: QHY5II
Mount: HEQ5
Software: PIPP, AutoStakkert, Registax 6, Adobe PhotoshopCS5
Date: 2017-02-07 18:10z
Frames: Best 2000 from 3500
Observatory: +50.475° -03.557
(J2000) Right Ascension: 06h28m59.87s
(J2000) Declination: +18°17'12.6"
Distance: 365338Km
Apparent diameter: 32.71'
Colongitude: 45.8°
Phase: 42.4°
Lunation: 10.75 days
Illumination: 86.9%
Sub-solar latitude: 0.4°
Libration in Latitude: +06°17'
Libration in Longitude: +02°20'
Position angle: 3.7°
Azimuth +109°58'
Altitude +38°47'

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The Western Veil Nebula (Caldwell 34 / NGC 6960)

Wikipedia: The Veil Nebula is a cloud of heated and ionized gas and dust in the constellation Cygnus. It constitutes the visible portions of the Cygnus Loop (radio source W78, or Sharpless 103), a large but relatively faint supernova remnant. The Western Veil (also known as Caldwell 34), consisting of NGC 6960 (the "Witch's Broom", "Finger of God", or "Filamentary Nebula") near the foreground star 52 Cygni

Technical card
Imaging telescope: Skywatcher Explorer 200p
Imaging camera: Canon 1100D
Mount: HEQ5
Guiding telescope: SkyWatcher 50mm/162mm Finderscope
Guiding camera: QHYCCD qhy-5 II
Software: APT - Astro Photography Tool, Siril (Linux), GIMP (Linux)
Filters: Astronomik CLS Canon EOS Clip
Date: 2014-08-21
Frames: 18x120" ISO 3200
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00
Centre (RA, hms): 20h 46m 05.956s
Centre (Dec, dms): +30° 42' 26.091"
Size: 62.6 x 42.9 arcmin
Radius: 0.632 deg
Pixel scale: 1.06 arcsec/pixel
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Leo Triplet (M65, M66, & NGC 3628)

Technical card
Imaging telescope: Skywatcher Explorer 200p
Imaging camera: Canon 1100D
Mount: HEQ5
Guiding telescope: SkyWatcher 50mm/162mm Finderscope
Guiding camera: QHYCCD qhy-5 II
Software: APT - Astro Photography Tool, Siril (Linux), GIMP (Linux)
Filters: Astronomik CLS Canon EOS Clip
Date: 2014-02-28
Frames: 11x300" ISO 800
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00
Centre (RA, hms): 11h 19m 46.778s
Centre (Dec, dms): +13° 15' 02.261"
Size: 73 x 47.6 arcmin
Radius: 0.726 deg
Pixel scale: 1.06 arcsec/pixel
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Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888 / Caldwell 27)

Wikipedia : The Crescent Nebula (also known as NGC 6888, Caldwell 27, Sharpless 105) is an emission nebula in the constellation Cygnus, about 5000 light-years away from Earth. It was discovered by Friedrich Wilhelm Herschel in 1792.

Technical card
Imaging telescope: Skywatcher Explorer 200p
Imaging camera: Canon 1100D
Mount: HEQ5
Guiding telescope: SkyWatcher 50mm/162mm Finderscope
Guiding camera: QHYCCD qhy-5 II
Software: APT - Astro Photography Tool, Siril (Linux), GIMP (Linux)
Filters: Astronomik CLS Canon EOS Clip
Date: 2016-08-29
Frames: 18x300" ISO 1600
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00
Centre (RA, hms): 20h 12m 07.242s
Centre (Dec, dms): +38° 21' 53.350"
Size: 66.7 x 45.8 arcmin
Radius: 0.675 deg
Pixel scale: 1.06 arcsec/pixel


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Horsehead and Flame Nebulae

Technical card
Imaging telescope: Skywatcher Explorer 200p
Imaging camera: Canon 1100D
Mount: HEQ5
Guiding telescope: SkyWatcher 50mm/162mm Finderscope
Guiding camera: QHYCCD qhy-5 II
Software: APT - Astro Photography Tool, Siril (Linux), GIMP (Linux)
Filters: Astronomik CLS Canon EOS Clip
Date: 2016-11-05
Frames: 19x600" ISO 3200
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00
Centre (RA, hms): 05h 41m 09.347s
Centre (Dec, dms): -02° 11' 31.325"
Size: 68.7 x 48.9 arcmin
Radius: 0.702 deg
Pixel scale: 1.06 arcsec/pixel


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Rosette Nebula (NGC 2237) - Reprocessed

Wikipedia: The Rosette Nebula (also known as Caldwell 49) is a large, spherical (circular in appearance), H II region located near one end of a giant molecular cloud in the Monoceros region of the Milky Way Galaxy. The open cluster NGC 2244 (Caldwell 50) is closely associated with the nebulosity, the stars of the cluster having been formed from the nebula's matter.

Technical card
Imaging telescope: Skywatcher Explorer 200p
Imaging camera: Canon 1100D
Mount: HEQ5
Guiding telescope: SkyWatcher 50mm/162mm Finderscope
Guiding camera: QHYCCD qhy-5 II
Software: APT - Astro Photography Tool, Siril (Linux), GIMP (Linux)
Filters: Astronomik CLS Canon EOS Clip
Date: 2016-12-28
Frames: 12x180" ISO 3200
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00
Centre (RA, hms): 06h 32m 15.346s
Centre (Dec, dms): +05° 03' 48.686"
Size: 62.3 x 48.9 arcmin
Radius: 0.661 deg
Pixel scale: 1.06 arcsec/pixel


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