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C/2012 S1 Comet ISON and Mars Oct12,2013

Started by hbastro, 10/13/2013 01:23PM
Posted 10/13/2013 01:23PM | Edited 10/13/2013 02:13PM Opening Post
Here is another C/2012 S1 Comet ISON and Mars image for this week..

(15) 6 min eposures aligned on the comet. Using a Sloan Yellow Filter and the 4.5" F/4 astrograph. Imaged by remote control Sierra Chaparral Observatory on October 12, 2013 www.hbastro.com

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Posted 10/14/2013 07:41AM #1
Hi Dave- I am impressed with the results of your images. That astrograph has beautiful resolution. your guiding is great, but how did you get Mars to stand still? What is the apparent size of the comet considering your image scale? If that comet is out that far, with the tail that you are getting, maybe it is going to be a great comet. I cannot wait to see your follow up exposures. Thanks
Keith Parizek