Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Eridanus (Eri)
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Comet 46P/Wirtanen, 8 december 2018, 



    
        

            Kees Scherer
Comet 46P/Wirtanen, 8 december 2018
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Comet 46P/Wirtanen, 8 december 2018

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Comet 46P/Wirtanen, 8 december 2018, 



    
        

            Kees Scherer
Comet 46P/Wirtanen, 8 december 2018
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Comet 46P/Wirtanen, 8 december 2018

Acquisition details

Dates:
Dec. 8, 2018
Frames:
B: 20×30(10′) (gain: 1.00) -20°C bin 1×1
G: 63×30(31′ 30″) (gain: 1.00) -20°C bin 1×1
R: 20×30(10′) (gain: 1.00) -20°C bin 1×1
Integration:
51′ 30″
Darks:
30
Flats:
25
Bias:
256
Avg. Moon age:
1.12 days
Avg. Moon phase:
1.40%
Mean SQM:
20.80

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2408877

RA center: 03h05m37s.7

DEC center: -03°5844

Pixel scale: 2.229 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.766 degrees

Field radius: 0.708 degrees

Resolution: 1809x1398

File size: 2.2 MB

Locations: Knight Observatory, Tomar, Portugal

Data source: Backyard

Description

AstroPixelProcessor: Calibration of the sub frames with Bias frames, Dark frames, flat frames and the Bad Pixel Map.

Pixinsight: StarAlignment, CometAlignment, Separate ImageIntegration for R, G, B for stars and comet. BackgroundCorrection, Histogramtransformation (Black point clipping for starcombined image), Pixelmath combination for starimage and Comet image, ,Platesolver script, Arcsinh Stretch, histogram stretch, curves adjustments, Image annotation script, annotations,

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Comet 46P/Wirtanen, 8 december 2018, 



    
        

            Kees Scherer

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