New Year Comet


James Adamson
  Ballina, County Mayo, Ireland
Photo Title
  New Year Comet
Time and Date taken
  1st January 2005 1918UT - 1948UT
Equipment used
  Televue 85mm refractor, EQ5 Equatorial Mount, Vixen dual axis drives,
27mm panoptic eyepiece.
Capturing device used
  Nikon Coolpix4300
Technical details
  Camera was attached to the eyepiece and set at ISO 400, noise
reduction on, exposure was 60seconds at f/2.8.

Eight 60 second exposures were taken over a half hour period, the frames were then aligned and stacked and processed in registax v3. The final result shows the comets apparent motion over the half hour period!!!


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