Comet 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 3, an animation
This image of Comet 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 3 is part of a 1.5 hour long sequence done here at Wye Mountain Observatory.

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This is an animation of 1.5 hours of 30 second image data of the comet taken from 05012006 at 10:45pm through 12:16am central time.

Comet 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 3
Right Ascension = 16:59:56 (h:m:s), Declination = +32:40:18 (deg:m:s)
Magnitude =7.x, Size = 5

optics: Takahashi FS-102 @ f8    adapter: none    date: 05012006    time: 10:45:00   

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