Comet Leonard on Jan 4th, 2022

Comet Leonard on Jan 4, 2022, 00:33 UT (Jan 3, 2022, 6:33 PM CST.) 9×120 sec, Gain 11, Offset 50, QHY183c at -20C, UV/IR filter, Astro-Tech AT60ED at F/4.8.
Comet Leonard on Jan 4, 2022, 00:33 UT (Jan 3, 2022, 6:33 PM CST.) 9×120 sec, Gain 11, Offset 50, QHY183c at -20C, UV/IR filter, Astro-Tech AT60ED at F/4.8. Jet trails intact.

I managed to get some images of Comet Leonard (C/2021 A1) despite it being just under 7 degrees above the horizon at the start of the sequence. Twilight, haze layers, clouds, air traffic, light pollution and atmospheric turbulence were some of the obstacles I had to overcome.  Oh, and huge flocks of geese were flying through the field, too!   lol

Luckily, the comet was not moving much relative to the stars, so the processing was not too difficult. Exposure was 9×120 seconds. I took 24 shots, but many were in strong twilight or had multiple jets crisscrossing over the comet and ruining the view. Some were when the comet was below 4 degrees and the guiding was horrible due to turbulence.

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