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Ok im no new comer on here but ive never tried to image a comet before.

Just couple of questions.........

Once im near perfect polar aligned do i track in any shape way or form? ie sidreal? or do i just locate the green comet and set it guiding on the comet?


Cheers clear skies 



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No, you need to track in sidereal speed, and take short unguided exposures, about 30 seconds each…then stack, well this is what I did anyway…. I used the comet alignment tool in pixinsight, not sure what you do in other software…👍🏻

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