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Comet 46P Wirtanen

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Observer
Peter Carson
Time of observation
01/09/2018 - 02:19
Object
Comet 46P Wirtanen
Observing location
Leigh on sea nr Southend Essex
Equipment
315mm reflector
Paramount
UV/IR cut filter
unguided
Exposure
18 x 60 sec exposures stacked
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Comet 46P Wirtanen taken yesterday morning 2018 Sept 1st from my home observatory in SE Essex UK.It was just 12 degs in altitude and probably the last time I'll be able to image it until late November when it becomes visible again from my latitude. It should look much more impressive by then.

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