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Comet 46P/Wirtanen, 



    
        

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Comet 46P/Wirtanen

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Dream Telescopes 16" f3.75 Dream Astrograph

Mounts: Paramount ME

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto, S.L. PixInsight 1.8  ·  Adobe Photoshop 6 CS Extended

Filters: Baader Blue  ·  Baader Green  ·  Baader Red  ·  Baader Luminance


Date:Nov. 28, 2018

Frames: 4

Seeing: 4

Transparency: 9


Resolution: 910x910

Locations: SkyPi Remote Observatory, Pie Town, New Mexico, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Insight Observatory

Description

46P/Wirtanen is a small short-period comet with a current orbital period of 5.4 years.

Imaged on Insight Observatory's Astronomical Telescope for Educational Outreach (ATEO-1).

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Comet 46P/Wirtanen, 



    
        

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