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46P/ Wirtanen 181209, 


            Sergio G. S.

46P/ Wirtanen 181209

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Celestron C11 Edge HD

Imaging camera:ZWO ASI071MC- PRO

Mount:iOptron CEM60

Guiding telescope or lens:Orion Deluxe 50mm MiniGuider

Guiding camera:Orion Starshoot autoguider

Focal reducer:Starizona Hyperstar 3 C11

Filter:Optolong 2" UV/IR Cut

Resolution: 2454x1620

Date:Dec. 9, 2018

Time: 02:07

Frames: 103

Locations: TUGA Observatory, Porto Feliz, SP, Brazil

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility


103x30s frames, tried to highlight the tenuous tale and the over 1 degree coma. It's moving rather fast at this point in time. Look at that tail!



Sergio G. S.
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons


46P/ Wirtanen 181209, 


            Sergio G. S.