Comet 73P Schwassmann-Wachmann (fragment C)

small  |  trailed
Date   04/29/2006
Conditions   20.3 mags/sq arc second at zenith
Scope   Celestron C-11
Mount   Celestron CGE
Optics   6.3 Focal Reducer
Camera   Modified Canon 350D @ prime focus
Exposure   2 min, ISO1600
Processing   22 images stacked and processed in ImagesPlus 2.75 and PS CS2
Notes   The 22 shots were taken while guiding on the comet head, 5 more shots were taken guiding on a star. The former were aligned on the head and median combined to remove most of the stars. The latter were aligned on the stars and average combined. The two images were blended and processed to form the composite image.
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