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Binocular comet Wirtanen - 3.1.2019 at 20.30 - 3.1.2019 at 21.30 Inkoo Observation number 80117

Visibility II / V

Jouko Markkanen, Ursa (Helsinki)

Wirtanen fades, no longer distinguished with the naked eye, but the binoculars were still found when he knew where to look.

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Additional information
  • Observation target
    • Comet
  • Name of the observation target
    • 46P/Wirtanen
    • Heikosti näkyvä
  • Weather
    • Kosteutta ilmassa, ohuet sumupilviharsot pyyhki välillä yli
  • Title for the comet
    • Binocular comet
Technical information

Canon 7D2, focal length 100mm, aperture f / 2.8 and total shutter speed 48 minutes (stacked 140 * 15-30 sec from exposures)

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