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Comet 46P/Wirtanen, 


            José J. Chambó
Comet 46P/Wirtanen

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:FSQ-106ED

Imaging camera:STL-11000M

Resolution: 1200x800

Dates:Nov. 17, 2018

Frames: 5x180"

Integration: 0.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 9.08 days

Avg. Moon phase: 67.65% job: 2391904

RA center: 32.445 degrees

DEC center: -30.547 degrees

Pixel scale: 10.239 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 183.838 degrees

Field radius: 2.051 degrees

Locations: Siding Spring - NSW (Australia), Siding Spring Observatory, New South Wales, Australia

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: iTelescope


46P/Wirtanen @ November 17,2018 16:04 UT

My last image of comet 46P/Wirtanen taken from Southern Hemisphere, on November 17 from Australia. With a green coma of 45' apparent diameter and a ionic tail more and more visible. The bright blue star is Mu Fornacis with magnitude 5.3.

Acquisition details:
Telescope Takahashi FSQ-106ED f/5.0.
Camera SBIG STL-11000M.
21 min. total exposure.
Remotely from Siding Spring, NSW (Australia).

José J. Chambó (

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Comet 46P/Wirtanen, 


            José J. Chambó

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