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Uploaded 26-Aug-11
Taken 26-Aug-11
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Comet Garradd and M71

Date: August 25/26, 2011

Location: LB Pearson College of the Pacific, Metchosin, BC.

Equipment: Telescope: Astrotech AT8RC, Mount: EQ6 autoguided with Orion Autoguider camera and PHD software.

Imaging Camera: Orion SSPro, v1, MaximDLE software

Exposures: Lights - 9 X 200 seconds, Darks - 4 X 200 seconds, Flats 10 X .30 s using an electroluminescent panel and 10 Bias frames processed with ImagesPlus and PhotoShop.

Note: Images were stacked on the stars to show the cluster M71 and the Comet shows some motion.

Comet Garradd and M71