C/2019 Y4 (ATLAS) – TimeLaps

Comet with a near-parabolic orbit, which was discovered by the ATLAS survey on December 28, 2019. It is possible the comet may be visible to the naked eye sometime in April or May 2020. It will reach its nearest point to Earth on May 23 and come to perihelion (closest to the Sun) on May 31.

Time Laps of C/2019 Y4 (ATLAS) – Comet with a near-parabolic orbit

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C/2019_Y4_(ATLAS)

I’ve took photos of the comet for the first time in my life. I admit that stacking and processing the comet is quite a demanding topic, I’m testing different processing options present. Well, it was easier for me to make this timelaps than a good stack, which I still have to work on.

Equipment:

  • Canon EOS 6D, with IDAS LPS-D2 48mm LP filter and Coma Corrector not perfect suitable for my Newton telecope model,
  • Newton CT10 250/1200 [mm], F4,8
  • NEQ6Pro mod.

Processing:

  • RawTherapee 5.6,
  • KdeNlive 19.12.3.
  • Lights – 127 x 1600 ISO, 180[s]