Comet C/2014 E2 (Jacques), 27-28 August 2014
This comet was an interesting object in the summer sky of 2014. It moved very high in the northern sky.

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Technical Data
Optics Pentax 75
Focal Length
500 mm
Focal Ratio f/6.7
Exposure Time 50 min (25x2min)
CCD Canon EOS 60D, at 3200 ISO
Location Colle dell'Agnello (CN, Italian Alps, at 2700 m height)
27-28 August 2014, from h 23.19 to 0.19 UT
Mount Avalon M-Zero
Tracking On the stars using Lacerta Mgen and 50 mm finder/guider (thanks Emmanuele)
Temperature and humidity T= +5°C, RH= 80%
Sky brightness at zenith (with SQM-L) 21.4 mag/arcsec^2
Notes First test with this very interesting mount. Imaging and tracking completely without PC.

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