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Alan Howell
Greensboro, NC, USA
05:30 am

Equipment Details:

Astro-Tech 72EDII (f/6 @430mm)
Astro-Tech 0.8X Reducer/Flattener
Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer v1
ZWO 183MC Pro
ASIAir Plus
Antlia Triband RGB Filter

Post-processing Details:

28 x 30-second images stacked in DeepSkyStacker (DSS), finished Adobe Photoshop.

Image Details:

Third time is the charm! I was finally able to capture our newest comet, C/2023 P1 Nishimura, around 5:30am today just before the sunrise washed out the tail. What a spectacular sight to see this rare green beauty show up on my camera screen!