Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Cetus (Cet)  ·  Contains:  The star 94Cet  ·  The star 95Cet
Comet 46/P Wirtanen - 9th December 2018 - magnitude 4.0, 



    
        

            Andrea Storani
Comet 46/P Wirtanen - 9th December 2018 - magnitude 4.0
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Comet 46/P Wirtanen - 9th December 2018 - magnitude 4.0

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ106EDXIII

Imaging cameras: QHY CCD QHY 8L

Mounts: Skywatcher NEQ6 Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Baader Planetarium Vario Finder 10x60

Guiding cameras: QHY CCD QHY5

Focal reducers: Takahashi 0.75x FSQ F/3,6

Software: Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto Pixinsight Core 1.8  ·  Bahtinov Grabber  ·  EQASCOM

Accessory: Seletek Armadillo


Dates:Dec. 9, 2018

Frames: 15x90" (gain: 3.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 0.4 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 2.04 days

Avg. Moon phase: 4.63%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Mean SQM: 20.37

Temperature: 11.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2418987

RA center: 3h 13' 27"

DEC center: -0° 50' 56"

Pixel scale: 4.144 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 4.994 degrees

Field radius: 2.047 degrees


Resolution: 2961x1971

Locations: Montefano, Montefano, Italy

Data source: Backyard

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