Dr Alan Potts
Location of Photo:
Newport, South Wales, UK
Date/Time of photo:
15th to 16th June 2020, 23:58 to 00:16 UTC
130mm f/5 Skywatcher Newtonian, Nikon D3200 (modded), EQ2 mount
C/2017 T2 PanSTARRS makes its close approach to Phecda (gamma UMa) and the nearby archetypal barred spiral galaxy M109. A 9m 30s integration of 4s, 5s and 8s frames at 3200 ISO.