Comet C/2022 E3 (ZWF)


Comet C/2022 E3 (ZWF)

Object Data

Object type: Comet
Magnitude: 5.6
Constellation: Ursa Major
Distance: 0.32 AU; 48.1 Mkm; 2.67 light minutes
Captured this fast moving comet on 1/27/23 during a 1st Q moon. Conditions were too poor to resolve tail(s) 

Exposure Data

Date: 1/27/23
Location: Backyard Observatory, Carlsbad, CA
Telescope: FSQ 106N, 530 mm fl @ f/5
Camera: QHY 268C color camera.  STi guide camera
Mount: Losmandy G-11 Gemini I
Exposure times: Single 2-minute RGB exposure 
Exposure time total: 2 minutes
Unbinned. Reduced 50% and Cropped; FOF = 99.5 x 87.1 arc min



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