Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Taurus (Tau)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
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Comet 46P-Wirtanen in dusty Taurus, 



    
        

            Luca Marinelli
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Comet 46P-Wirtanen in dusty Taurus

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Rokinon 135mm f/2 ED UMC

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Mounts: Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer

Software: Photoshop CC  ·  PIXINSIGHT 1.8


Dates:Dec. 14, 2018

Frames: 69x60" ISO3200

Integration: 1.1 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 6.51 days

Avg. Moon phase: 40.72%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00


Astrometry.net job: 3390937

RA center: 3h 41' 42"

DEC center: +13° 52' 31"

Pixel scale: 9.929 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.865 degrees

Field radius: 4.724 degrees


Resolution: 2883x1852

Data source: Traveller

Description

Comet 46P-Wirtanen shot from dark skies in Arches National Park (Moab , UT).

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Comet 46P-Wirtanen in dusty Taurus, 



    
        

            Luca Marinelli