Comet 46P/Wirtanen photographed early morning on January 6th, 2019. Its coma has angular diameter of half a degree in this image with elongated shape. Toward southwest it seems there is some tail. Between constellations Lynx and Ursa Major on a field of faint galaxies, the comet has near magnitude 6.
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|Zeitpunkt||06.01.2019 02:02 UT|
|Teleskop/Objektiv||GSO 8" N f/3.8|
|Belichtungszeit||37 min. total exposure|