Comet 46P/Wirtanen & More ...
Taken by V. Mette on December 8, 2018 @ iTelescope T08 - Siding Spring Observatory, NSW, Australia
Click photo for larger image
  Camera Used: Finger Lakes Instrumentation (FLI) MicroLine ML 16803
Exposure Time: 600/1
Aperture: f/5.0
ISO: Unavailable
Date Taken: 2018:12:08 12:59:00
 
More images
Details:
Comet 46P/Wirtanen actually has developed a 95 arcmin wide coma like you can see on this 4 x 4 deg. color-image.

Bejond that a faint diffuse green object is visible in the center of the image, that could be a blasted part of the comets materia, cause it is well positioned in the direction of the comets tail - further investigation will show ...

Remote-telescope - iTelescope T08
Takahashi FSQ-106 ED
Frame size: 4 x 4 deg. (16 MPix. sensor)
R/G/B-channel @ 2x binning

You may discover a full dataset in EXIF-header
Comments
  You must be logged in to comment.  
9 thumbs up
previous | next
Guide to Northern Lights
DarkSky Telescope Hire
Stargazing Experiences
Support SpaceWeather.com
Home | FAQ | Contact the Webmaster
©2016 Spaceweather.com. All rights reserved.