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A short time-lapse of the comet C/2014 Q2 travelling through a patch of London sky on 10th January 2014. The five second clip shows just under an hour of real time movement. - 82 x 20 second exposures at 3200 ISO (one shot every 40 seconds). Playback is at 15 frames per second. Sorry about the gif quality, I don't know if it's possible to show higher quality video here :)

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Certainly moving along.

You can only post animated GIFs otherwise post on Y'Tube and link.

Dave

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Certainly moving along.

You can only post animated GIFs otherwise post on Y'Tube and link.

Dave

Ah thanks Dave...I think I'll go the YouTube route next time  :smiley:

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Nice one. You clearly got better skies than in here in Groningen. I managed no more than 10 40 second frames

Yes we were lucky with the weather that night but it was very windy so the scope was moving quite a bit which meant I had to delete about two thirds of what I shot. Fortunately I was able to get 82 reasonably stable shots in a row. I hope you get some clear sky in Groningen soon  :smiley:

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Yes we were lucky with the weather that night but it was very windy so the scope was moving quite a bit which meant I had to delete about two thirds of what I shot. Fortunately I was able to get 82 reasonably stable shots in a row. I hope you get some clear sky in Groningen soon  :smiley:

Thanks, but the forecast is bleak :(

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That's fantastic! I had no idea the movement showed over just one hour. Roll on clear skies so I can give it a go.

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I like that a lot :) Did you use a LP filter?

Cheers

Will

Hi Will, yes I did use a LP filter ( unfortunately necessary in London). They are helpful but they do cut out a lot of light which may explain why I haven't yet managed to resolve the comet's tail in the stacked images.

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