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Binocular comet Wirtanen - 28.11.2018 at 21.30 - 28.11.2018 at 22.30 Hollola Observation number 79586

Visibility II / V

When I went on a late night shopping trip, I noticed a particularly clear sky compared to the season, so in addition to my wallet, I got a camera and a small tracking stand.

Slightly outside the city, when I got to the edge of the field, I was annoyed by the moon already splitting the horizon, but nonetheless, the first observation of Wirtase was successful. The 35-millimeter doesn't make a terribly tight delineation, but not much detail would have come off the comet, which was hidden at a height of about six degrees.

Isn't this a decent comet yet? If the weather allows.

In addition to Wirtanen, a couple of starbursts also got lost in the pictures.

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Separate zoomable version of the panorama:
A fun competition for the whole family, Bongaa Wirtanen!

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Additional information
  • Observation target
    • Comet
  • Name of the observation target
    • 46P/Wirtanen
    • Heikosti näkyvä
  • Weather
    • -10C
  • Visibility of the comet
    • Binocular comet
Technical information

Sony RX1R II, Sightron nano.tracker. Exposures with tracking 30s and f / 2.8, without 8s and f / 2.0. EXIF hours in summer time.

Comments: 1 pcs
Voitto Pitkanen - 1.12.2018 at 10.08 Report this

Hienosti näkyy! Eiköhän kohta täällä pohjoisempanakin, jahka nuo kelit sen sallii.

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