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Taken 28-Dec-18
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Date modified29-Dec-18 01:54
Comet 46P/Wirtanen

Comet 46P/Wirtanen

It was a clear night and the glare of the Moon was sufficiently subdued and located in the east. Earlier viewed high near the zenith the comet was a soft green glow just above Auriga. By the time I was able to get a number of tracked exposures in it had moved further west.

Camera: Nikon Z6
Lens: Nikkor 24-70/4 S set at 35mm
Image: Cropped
Sensor ISO: 1250
Exposure: f/5.6 for 40.6 seconds for each frame of 20 lights and 20 darks.
Tracking: Star Adventurer
Processing: Pixinsight Ripley 1.86; Adobe Photoshop CC 2019