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Telescopic comet Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak - 21.1.2017 at 00.06 Helsinki, Maunula Observation number 60313

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Jorma Ryske, Etelä-Suomen kosmol. seura

The comet 41P / Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak moves on the border of the constellations of Leo and Crab. It is still very dim but can brighten as it approaches with the naked eye as it approaches in the spring. The comet is right in the middle of the pictures, standing out as a dim little hazy object from the stars. The first image is stacked according to the comet and the second according to the stars.

#pyrstö: 40 "PA 245 ° (?)

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Additional information
  • Observation target
    • Comet
  • Name of the observation target
    • 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak
    • Erittäin heikosti näkyvä
  • Tail length
  • 40 arc seconds
  • Coma diameter
  • 25 kaarisekuntia
  • Weather
    • -2C
  • Title for the comet
    • Telescopic comet
Technical information

SW 200mm / F4, Atik314L +, MPCC, no filters, CEM60. FOV 38'x 28 '. Exposures 40x60s = 40min starting at 00:06 EET. North at the top, east at the left.

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