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Comet construction

Because the acquisition and processing of comet data can be challenging, I'll describe how to create composite images of comets that appear as snapshots without smeared stars or blurred cometary details.

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Unlike most astronomical targets, comets move quickly. This apparent speed can make both the acquisition and processing of the data challenging. In this column, I’ll describe how to create composite images of comets that appear as snapshots without smeared stars or blurred cometary details.

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