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Comet C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS) has been gradually brightening over the past few months, some speculate that it will reach naked-eye brightness in May 2020. Comets brightness changes are notoriously difficult to predict so we will have to wait and see.
When these images were taken the comet was 250 million km (1.6AU) from Earth. These are just two minute exposures and the tail of the comet is starting to show.
Data captured 26 January, 2020.
14x 2 minute exposures with Luminance filter.
Images captured between 6pm & 7pm.
Total Exposure = 0.5 hours.
Skywatcher Quattro 200 CF
Atik 428EX Mono
This image was processed in Pixinsight & PIP.
Calibration in Pixinsight using Batch PreProcessing.
STF & Histogram Transformation - To Apply an AutoSTF.
Dynamic Crop - To remove reduce FoV.
All images saved as JPEG and imported into PIPP.
Framerate set to 5fps.
Exported as full resolution AVI & GIF, image on this website is GIF. The AVI is much smoother but unfortunately my website doesn't currently support videos.