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Comet 46P/Wirtanen, 





    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet 46P/Wirtanen

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Tamron AF 70-300

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 100D

Mount:Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer Mini

Software:DeepSkyStackerPixInsight 1.8

Resolution: 1200x801

Dates:Dec. 8, 2018

Frames: 7x60"

Integration: 0.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.12 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.40%

Astrometry.net job: 2418856

RA center: 46.737 degrees

DEC center: -3.631 degrees

Pixel scale: 13.317 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 269.534 degrees

Field radius: 2.668 degrees

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

Data source: Traveller

Description

Object/Date:
46P/Wirtanen @ December 8,2018 23:12 UT

Description:
Comet 46P/Wirtanen photographed on December 8 through a telephoto lens from Teide Observatory. Its coma maintains an angular size of 1 degree and a short tail which be perceived toward northeast (to up-right). At the moment of take this image comet was a brightness of magnitude 4.5 although only be observable weakly at naked eye from dark places because its brightness is distributed on the big area of object.

Acquisition details:
Lens Tamron 300 mm. f/5.6.
Camera Canon EOS 100D.
7 min. total exposure.
From Teide Observatory, Canary Islands (Spain).

Credits:
José J. Chambó (www.cometografia.es)

Post and image link:
More info at Cometografia.es 

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Comet 46P/Wirtanen, 





    
        

            José J. Chambó

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