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Comet 46P/Wirtanen, 20181130, 



    
        

            Geert Vandenbulcke

Comet 46P/Wirtanen, 20181130

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
Comet 46P/Wirtanen, 20181130, 



    
        

            Geert Vandenbulcke

Comet 46P/Wirtanen, 20181130

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi TOA-150B

Imaging cameras: SBIG STT-3200ME

Mounts: Astro-Physics AP1200GTO CP3

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Takahashi TOA-150B

Guiding cameras: SBIG STT-3200ME

Software: FITS Liberator 3  ·  MaximDL  ·  PhotoShop

Filters: Baader Planetarium Luminance

Accessory: Teleskop Service TSFlat 2.5 field flattener


Dates:Nov. 30, 2018

Frames: 6x300" (30')

Integration: 30'

Avg. Moon age: 22.66 days

Avg. Moon phase: 44.54%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2392982


Resolution: 2204x1652

Locations: Tranquility Base Observatory, Koksijde, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Data source: Backyard

Description

The very diffuse coma is about as large as the field of view of this image, this comet is well suited for shorter focal lengths.

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Comet 46P/Wirtanen, 20181130, 



    
        

            Geert Vandenbulcke