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Comet 46P Wirtanen

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Observer
Peter Carson
Time of observation
29/11/2018 - 21:25
Object
Comet 46P Wirtanen
Observing location
Leigh on sea nr Southend Essex
Equipment
315mm reflector
Paramount
UV/IR cut filter
unguided
Exposure
15 x 60 sec's
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I couldn't find 46P using 7x50 binos from home, although I didn't really expect to down in the bright light polluted sky but I managed an image using my 315mm reflector.
The sky transparency kept changing as did the amount of cloud so I stacked the best run of 60 sec exposures. Shortly after I finished my exposure run and before I closed the observatory it started raining...nearly a bit of a disaster!
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