55P/Tempel-Tuttle image of the day
January 30, 1998, 19:00 UT.
Credit & Copyright:
Alessandro Dimai & Davide Ghirardo (Email: alex [at] sunrise.it), Col Druscič Observatory, Italy ; members of the
Associazione Astronomica Cortina,
Le Sezioni di Recerca
Sum of six exposures of 50 seconds each taken with a
Newton 0,5 m. f/3,8 and CCD Hi Sis 22 camera.
At the time, the coma diameter was 5' and the visual brightness
estimated at +8,0 magn. The comet was 1.08 AU from the Sun and 0.61 AU from Earth.
Last updated: February 04, 1998