C/2012 K1 Approaching

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(uploaded July 12, 2014)

Comet C/2012 K1 (PANSTARRS) at magnitude 9 approaches the Sun with a short dust tail.

C/2012 K1 Approaching
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Time Taken:April 27, 2014, 06:00 am (UTC)
Location:Santa Barbara, CA
Telescope:ES ED80-CF
Camera:Canon EOS Rebel T4i
Mount:iOptron ZEQ25GT
Filters:Astro Tech 2" Field Flattener
Field Center:14h2m26.02s, 48°4'26.74"
Field Size:1.23274° × 0.82231°
Field Rotation:up is 83.733° E of N
Total Integration:2100 seconds
# of Frames:70 subs
ISO Speed:800
Aperture:0.08 meters
Focal Ratio:6
Is Cropped:Yes
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