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
14 May 2004 at 9:10 PM PDT
Location
Anza Borrego Desert State Park, San Diego County CA
Exposure
L 3 x 60 sec 1x1 bin; RGB 1 ea x 60 sec 2x2 bin
Software
Maxim DL/CCD, Registar, Photoshop
Orientation
Field of View: 01° 37’ x 01° 05 ’ centered on RA 08h35m14s
DEC 18 °47’27”. North angle 173.9 °; east 90° CCW from north
Notes
At the time this image was taken, the comet was 1°40' SW of M44, the Beehive Cluster in the constellation Cancer

 

 

 

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