Comet Iwamoto

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Comet Iwamoto

Post by smerral »

Comet Iwamoto imaged last night with the Altair Astro 60 EDF and Altair GPcam on the Celestron Nexstar alt-az mount. This comet really had its skates on and was moving very quickly through the starfield, here processed separately and then combined with a stack of 30sec exposures of the comet.


Here is a short video covering 11 mins. The comet was also quite dim at over magnitude 10. ...
Celestron Nexstar 8SE, Ioptron CEM 25P mount
Altair Astro 102 ED refractor with Lunt B600 CaK diagonal
Coronado PST DS, Daystar Quark
ZWO ASI120MM camera, Canon 1000D (astro modified), Starlight Express SXV H9-C.
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Re: Comet Iwamoto

Post by Cliff »

Another great result !
Best wishes from Cliff
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