55P/Tempel-Tuttle image of the day

February 25, 1998, 18:47 - 19:06 UT.

Image comet 55P/Tempel-Tuttle

Credit & Copyright: Konrad Horn (Courtesy: Deutche Fachgruppe Komete).

This is a composite of 7 x 120 sec. exposures made with a 500mm/f=1:5 Genesis Refractor + Starlight SX CCD-Camera. The telescope was guided with a Radial Guider from Celestron, in which a moveable center mirror is built in, to find and focus objects on the CCD-chip.

Last updated: February 25, 1998
P. Jenniskens