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Comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner in M50

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Observer
Alan Tough
Time of observation
07/10/2018 - 23:00
Object
Comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner
Observing location
Siding Spring, Australia
Equipment
iTelescope T31: Planewave 20" CDK and iTelescope T32: Planewave 17" CDK
FLI-PL09000 CCD camera on the 20" and FLI Proline 16803 CCD camera on the 17"
Exposure
18 minutes LRGB
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In order to capture this image of Comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner gliding past open cluster Messier 50 on 7th October, Alan logged on to two remote telescopes at the Siding Spring Observatory in Australia. Total exposure time, through LRGB filters: 18 minutes.

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