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46P in Taurus


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About this observation
Graham Winstanley
Time of observation
16/12/2018 - 01:41
46P Wirtanen
Observing location
Bassingham, Lincolnshire
Canon 1100D
Pentax Super Takumar 55mm f1.8 lens
Pier mounted NEQ6
20 x 20s, 20 x 30s and 10 x 60s

The Lincoln AS observatory was opened for the public Friday and Saturday but both evenings were cloudy. Still had some visitors even on Saturday in the wind and rain. It eventually cleared here at about 1am. I thought maybe I could just glimpse 46P naked eye. Easy in 10x50's but little structure just a gradual fade out from the centre. My site has been measured as SQM 20.7.

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