Saturday, April 08, 2017
My First Image of Comet C/2015 ER61
|Comet C/2015 CR61 taken on 6 April at 5:05 ACST (5 April 19:35 UT). Stack of 10 x 15 second images 400 ASA. Canon IXUS. Stacked in DeepSky Stacker||Comparison chart of the same area of sky showing comet location on the 6th|
On my first night that I found comet C/2015 CR61 I took some pictures, they didn't come out so great, but here is the best stack I could come up with for historical purposes. Visually it was very easy to see in 10x50 binoculars, much brighter than it appears in this picture (smeared due to Earth's rotation).
Labels: astrophotography, C/2015 ER61, comet
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