55P/Tempel-Tuttle image of the day

January 15, 1998.

Image comet 55P/Tempel-Tuttle

Credit & Copyright: Nick James (Email: ndj [at] astro1.demon.co.uk), UK. Courtesy: The Astronomer.

By 1998 January 15 the comet was moving at almost 900 arcsec/hr when Nick James obtained this image using an SX camera and a 0.30-m Newtonian. The comet was 1.21 AU from the Sun and 0.37 AU from Earth.

Last updated: February 04, 1998
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