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46P/Wirtanen, Dec 13, 2018

Technical card

Date:Dec. 13, 2018

Frames: 79

Basic astrometry details job: 3390691

RA center: 3h 32' 54"

DEC center: +9° 29' 52"

Pixel scale: 6.804 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.342 degrees

Field radius: 2.181 degrees

Resolution: 1920x1280

Locations: Spicheren, Spicheren, France

Data source: Backyard


Deep image of comet 46P / Wirtanen
Dec 13, 2018

Larson-Sekanina processing with PixInsight
79 x 30 s (ISO 400) with Sony a7s (a), Celestron 11 EdgeHD, Hyperstar mode. Baader UV/IR cut 2" filter
Spicheren, France



Sebastian Voltmer
License: Attribution-NoDerivs Creative Commons

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46P/Wirtanen, Dec 13, 2018, 


            Sebastian Voltmer