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46P/Wirtanen

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About this observation
Observer
David Swan
Time of observation
03/11/2018 - 15:46
Object
46P
Observing location
Siding Spring, Australia
Equipment
iTel 32
430mm aperture
2912mm focal length
FLI Proline 16803
Exposure
1 x 600s
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Time stated is UT.

Nick James' Comphot estimates a VEM of 8.55 and coma diameter of 11 arcmin using UCAC4 R mags as reference.

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pmulli's picture

Hi David it looks quite promising this comet doesn't it, can't wait until December when it will be in a great position for us up here

Peter

djswan2002's picture

Absolutely. Here's hoping for some good December weather. I am planning viewing events for work colleagues and people in the village. I think this comet and a selection of open star clusters through my Televue 32mm Plossl should be a nice tour.

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