Schwassmann-Wachmann Fragment B

20060429 73P b


Fragment B of Comet Schwassmann-Wachmann (73P) after it broke up.

Imaging Site: Little Blair Valley, Ca.

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Date: 29 Apr 2006

Scope and f/: Celestron N11GPS at f/6.3 (with a focal reducer).

Mount: Wedge mounted pier.

Guiding: SBIG STV Deluxe thruogh a piggy-backed Takahashi FSQ-106N.

Camera: Canon 20Da in raw mode, ISO: 1600.

Camera temperature: n/a

Camera binning: n/a

Number of sub-images and exposure: Thirteen images at 30 seconds each.

Filters: None.

Image Calibration: Darks and flats.

Planning, control, capture and processing with: ImagesPlus and Photoshop.

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