55P/Tempel-Tuttle image of the day

January 25, 1998, 22:45:00-22:59:01 UT.

Image comet 55P/Tempel-Tuttle

Credit & Copyright: Romke Schievink and Carl Johannink (Email: r.a.schievink [at] cnt.antenna.nl], Public Observatory Twente, Lattrop, the Netherlands.

Unguided colour image of comet Tempel-Tuttle on sunday 25 january 1998. Camera: Wright Väisälä, D=125 f=475 f/3.8 Pentax MX Body. Note the bluish colour of the comet coma. This image is also shown at the 55P/Tempel-Tuttle site of the Dutch Meteor Society. The comet was 1.12 AU from the Sun and 0.48 AU from Earth.

Last updated: February 06, 1998
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