The Details
Object
Comet C2001 Q4 NEAT
Optics
Takahashi FSQ-106 at f/5
Platform
Astro-Physics 1200 GTO
Camera
SBIG ST-10XME
Filters
Tru-Balance LRGB filter set
Date
23 May 2004 at 9:22 PM PDT
Location
Red Cloud Road, Eastern Riverside County CA
Exposure
L 3 x 60 sec 1x1 bin; RGB 1 ea x 60 sec 2x2 bin
Software
Maxim DL/CCD, Registar, Photoshop CS
Orientation
Field of View: 01° 18’ x 00° 57 ’ centered on RA 09h17m11s
DEC 36°58’58”. North angle 178.0°; east 90° CCW from north
Notes
Comet C2001 Q4 NEAT was in the constellation Lynx at the time of this image. The brightest star in the field of view is 38 Lynx at Vm=3.82. Close to the right side of the image, about 35% of the distance up from the bottom, the faint edge-on galaxy IC 2461 (Vm=14.82) can be seen.

 

 

 

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