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Mustafa Aydın
Sereflikochisar, Ankara, Turkey
04:13 am

Equipment Details:

Meade 70mm Astrograph Quadruplet APO Refractor Telescope
Nikon D5300
Agena StarGuider 50mm Guide Scope
Zwo Asi 120 mc-s Guide Camera
Orion Atlas Pro AZ/EQ-G Mount
Primalucelab Vixen Style Dovetail & Front Weight

Post-processing Details:

Stacked and Processed in Pixinsight 1.8.9-1 and Photoshop CC

Image Details:

I traveled to Salt Lake, 130 km away from my home in Ankara, to shoot Comet Nishimura on the evening of August 23rd and August 24th, I pointed my telescope towards it early in the morning.

Comet C/2023 P1 (Nishimura) was recently discovered by amateur astronomer Hideo Nishimura, its brightness is nearly magnitude 9. It is expected to brighten up in the 1st weeks of September, it may even become visible to the naked eye.