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Gallery: 46P/Wirtanen

Image taken by Dr. Franz-Josef Hambsch & Erik Bryssinck

Fig 1:

Image Parameter Details
Image Date (UTC): 2018-11-09
Image Time (UTC): 04:52
Exposure: 8×120s (L) + 2×120s (R)
Filter: unfiltered + Cousins R
Field of View: 47'×47'
Observing Site: ROAD (Remote Observatory Atacama Desert), San Pedro de Atacama, Chile - IAU:G39
Observing Equipment: 0.4-m f/6.8 ODK + CCD FLI-16803
Digital Processing: calibrated FIT-images available on request
Comments: comet altitude 84 degrees
magnitude 13.18 @ radius 5.52", (catalog UCAC4) Afρ with Cousins R (CARA approach) vs. Core distance: 81 cm (+/- 10 cm) for radius of 10.000 km (afrhoplot vs. Core distance added in jpg)

Table 1: Data about image.

Updated: 14-Dec-2018