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Gallery: 46P/Wirtanen

Image taken by Erik Bryssinck

Fig 1:

Image Parameter Details
Image Date (UTC): 2018-08-23
Image Time (UTC): 08:02
Exposure: 4×120s
Filter: Bessel R
Field of View:
Observing Site: New Mexico, (remote telescope) - MPC: H06
Observing Equipment: 0.43-m f/4.6 Planewave - FLI PL6303E
Digital Processing: calibrated FIT-images available on request
Comments: comet altitude 33 degrees
full moon
magnitude 15.71 @ radius 4.8", magn. 14.65 @ radius 10.65" (catalog UCAC4)
Afρ with R-Bessel (CARA approach) vs. Core distance: 20 cm (+/- 1 cm) for radius of 10.000 km (afrhoplot vs. Core distance added in csv-format and jpg)

Table 1: Data about image.

Updated: 14-Dec-2018