55P/Tempel-Tuttle image of the day

February 11, 1998, 18:29 UT.

Image comet 55P/Tempel-Tuttle

Credit & Copyright: Herman Mikuz, Crni Vhr Observatory, Slovenia.

False-color image of comet 55P/Tempel-Tuttle obtained in moonlight conditions with a 36-cm, f/6.7 S-C telescope, a V filter and a CCD camera. The exposure time was 2 minutes. The comet was described as: V=9.8, ADia=4.5' DC=6.

Last updated: February 04, 1998
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