55P/Tempel-Tuttle image of the day

February 26, 1998, 18:43 UT.

Image comet 55P/Tempel-Tuttle

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

False-color image of comet 55P/Tempel-Tuttle obtained with a 20-cm, f/2 Baker-Schmidt telescope, V filter and CCD camera. The exposure time was 2 minutes. Note a trace of a delicate tail toward the PA ~65o.

Last updated: March 09, 1998
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