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Comet Wirtanen on volcano Teide, 


            José J. Chambó

Comet Wirtanen on volcano Teide

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Samyang 16mm f/2.0

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 100D

Resolution: 1200x800

Dates:Dec. 9, 2018

Frames: 1x30"

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.04 days

Avg. Moon phase: 4.63% job: 2408976

Locations: Observatorio del Teide, La Orotava, Tenerife, Islas Canarias, Spain

Data source: Traveller


46P/Wirtanen @ 9-December-2018 04:20 UT

From Teide Observatory in volcanic caldera of Las Cañadas, every night you can see a small lights procession ascending to Teide peak, are mountaineers which climb all nights until its 3718 meters altitude for gazingfrom top the sunrise. But this time seem they walk up the mountain to reach a greenish tone fuzzy object located above skies: is about comet 46P Wirtanen that is approaching Earth in these days and we can observe it at naked eye from any place our planet.

Acquisition details:
Lens Samyang 16 mm. f/2.0.
Camara Canon EOS 100D.
30 sec. exposure at ISO 3200 (one shot).
From Teide Observatory, Canary Islands (Spain)

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José J. Chambó
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Comet Wirtanen on volcano Teide, 


            José J. Chambó

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