Comet 46P/Wirtanen
Taken by Alan C Tough on October 7, 2018 @ Remote: Siding Spring Observatory, New South Wales, Australia
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Date Taken: 2018:10:14 19:50:29
 
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Imaged remotely from Siding Spring, New South Wales, Australia. This comet is forecast to become a naked-eye object in December. Its already developing a nice coma: measuring about 5 arcminutes in diameter in this image. Theres also a hint of a tail starting to develop. 46P is currently in the constellation Fornax.
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Wow, I like this high resolution image, always something new to see. Very good image, and very good instrumentation.
I will take it from Norway in December if possible. Thumbs up.
Posted by Odd_Trondal 2018-10-15 05:34:30
Thank you very much. I am also looking forward to seeing the comet when it moves into northern skies.
Posted by astronut2007 2018-10-17 14:19:04
23 thumbs up
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