British Astronomical Association
Supporting amateur astronomers since 1890

Secondary menu

Main menu

BAA Community Member Pages Steve Knight
Image search

Comet 46P/Wirtanen

Image

Expand image

About this observation
Observer
Steve Knight
Time of observation
08/12/2018 - 21:52
Object
Comet 46P/Wirtanen
Observing location
Warkworth
Equipment
Canon 6D
Samyang 135mm f2 lens
Exposure
x37 1 sec exposures, ISO 12,800
Tags
Like This Image
Share

Weather very non cooperative, clouds, wind and rain.  Managed to get a few images through gaps in clouds.  A stack of 37 1 sec exposures.  Slightly cropped, field of view is 9.5 x 9.5 degrees.  Processed in DSS, Pixinsight & Faststone.  The comet was very obvious through 8x56 binoculars.

Copyright of all images and other observations submitted to the BAA remains with the owner of the work. Reproduction of the work by third-parties is expressly forbidden without the consent of the copyright holder. For more information, please contact the webmaster.