Re: NGC 1893 and visitor
Gregg,toggle quoted messageShow quoted text
Great job and great image. This one is an definite APOD candidate. I imaged it yesterday, but in Ha.
From: DarkSkyNewMexico@groups.io On Behalf Of Gregg Ruppel
Sent: Wednesday, December 9, 2020 11:58 AM
Subject: [DarkSkyNewMexico] NGC 1893 and visitor
I started collecting data on NGC 1893 (also IC 410 and Sh2-236), the open cluster and complex emission nebula in Auriga a few weeks back. Then a few days ago I noticed that comet c2020 M3 ATLAS would be passing through the field on 12/8.
Here's the field before the comet arrived:
HaLRGB, 30.8 hours exposure for the cluster/nebula with an additional 40 minutes for the comet. Captured with CCD Commander from Dark Sky New Mexico.
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