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Binocular comet Wirtanen - 5.12.2018 at 22.00 - 5.12.2018 at 22.20 Alavus Observation number 79678

Visibility II / V

Jukka Koivisto, Suomenselän Pegasus

There was a clear sky when I left work. In it, I then tuned the equipment to the comet waiting and suddenly the sky pulled into the cloud. In the rain I carried some of the goods inside. From the satellite images, I thought there was a small cloud ferry that should soon pass and that’s what happened. The stuff is back in working order and so that comet is now immortalized. With the naked eye, I didn’t notice but the binoculars showed up as a wide foggy.

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  • Observation target
    • Comet
  • Name of the observation target
    • 46P/Wirtanen
    • Heikosti näkyvä
  • Weather
    • Selkeä mutta vähän utuisen oloinen varsinkin etelähorisontissa
  • Visibility of the comet
    • Binocular comet
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Canon EOS 70D, 300/4, 31x30s, ISO 3200, Astrotrac.

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