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Binocular comet Wirtanen - 26.12.2018 at 00.53 - 26.12.2018 at 02.03 Ikaalinen Observation number 79896

Visibility IV / V

Jarno Paananen, Tampereen Ursa

It was clear for a while on Christmas Eve and Wirtanen was aptly at the meridian and no longer right next to the Moon, so I had to try to describe this in a bit of color.



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Additional information
  • Observation target
    • Comet
  • Name of the observation target
    • 46P/Wirtanen
    • Näyttävä
  • Title for the comet
    • Binocular comet
Technical information

8 "TS / GSO RC, Atik 383L + mono, 0.67x shortener (1087mm focal length), LRGB, 30s exposures 88 stacked according to comet and stars with PixInsight's CometAlign and combined with the same image and cropped edges.

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