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David Hoskin
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
03:00 am

Equipment Details:

WO RedCat51 astrograph with Optolong L-Pro filter, ZWO ASI183MC camera, SkyWatcher EQ6R Pro mount

Post-processing Details:

Eight 2.5-minute subs and calibration frames were stacked with DeepSkyStacker, additional post-processing with Photoshop.

Image Details:

Comet 62P/Tsuchinshan (centre) as it passes through the constellation Virgo with a number of galaxies in the background, imaged early this morning during a brief break in the clouds.