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Photographer:

Dr Alan potts

Email:

pott_sa@tiscali.co.uk

Location of Photo:

Newport, South Wales, UK

Date/Time of photo:

27th February 2020 at 21:05 UT (mid-exposure)

Equipment:

300mm Nikkor lens (f/4.5 stopped down to f/5.6), nikon d3200 dslr, sky-watcher eq2 mount

Description:

the comet continues its journey, now located in cassiopeia and at a distance from earth of some 1.74 AU. Perihelion is 0n 4th may this year when it will be 1.61 AU from the sun. The image is a stack of 8 second individual exposures in DSS summing to 16 mins and 42 secs with an old nikkor lens. The d3200 nikon dslr was set to 1600 iso sensitivity.

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