Comet C/2020 PV6 PANSTARRS


Imaged on August 4, 2021, this comet will reach perihelion (point in orbit closest to the sun) on September 25, 2021 and has a 270 year orbit around the sun. The first image stacked and aligned on the comet. Second image is a full field of view image showing how faint and small the comet appears. (Appx. Magnitude 14.2)

Celestron 9.25” EdgeHD .7x reducer (F7)

ZWO ASI2600mc-pro

Celestron OAG ASI174mm guide camera

Celestron CGEM DX mount

ZWO ASIair Pro

SkyShed POD

120 x 120 second images (gain 100, cooled -10°C) stacked, registered and calibrated using Astro Pixel Processor (comet registration method). Post processed in PixInSight

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