Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Taurus (Tau)  ·  Contains:  Extremely wide field
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Samyang 16mm f/2.0

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 100D

Mounts: Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer Mini


Dates:Dec. 10, 2018

Frames: 1x90"

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.95 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.50%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3898120

RA center: 3h 45' 33"

DEC center: +12° 44' 34"

Pixel scale: 158.553 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 56.585 degrees

Field radius: 39.699 degrees


Resolution: 1500x1000

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

Data source: Traveller

Description

Object/Date:
46P/Wirtanen @ 10-December-2018 23:15 UT

Description:
Nearly at zenith, comet 46P Wirtanen can be seen catched between vanes of spider which holds the camera situated on focus of Telescope TAR1 in Teide Observatory, meanwhile is photographed. This panorama includes the Pleiades star cluster near center of image, and a little beyond the red trace of California Nebula. At down, Hyades open star cluster, including the bright star Aldebaran, shape central part of constellation Taurus.

Acquisition details:
Lens Samyang 16 mm. f/2.0.
Camara Canon EOS 100D.
90 sec. exposure at ISO 3200 (one shot).
From Teide Observatory, Canary Islands (Spain).

More info at Cometografia.es 

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