Scope Diagram Astrocamera.Net - Astrophotography by Dave Kodama

C/2019 Y4 (ATLAS)

Preliminary shot of Comet C/2019 Yr (ATLAS). Since my last shot in early April the comet has apparently fragmented. Last week I attempted to image the comet from my suburban backyard with a smaller (100mm) scope but was completely unsuccessful due to light pollution.

Photo info
  • Date/Time: 24 Apr. 2020
  • Location: Vanishing Point Observatory
  • Camera: ASI 1600 MC Cool, Gain=400 (66%), Temp.=-10°C
  • Exposure: 96 x 120 sec.
  • Lens: AP 155 (f/7), Borg 1.04x flattener
  • Filter: IDAS EOA-1
  • Mount: Losmandy Titan
  • Guiding: none
  • Image Processing: Nebulosity/Google Photos