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Observation by Denis Buczynski: Comet 21P Giacobini-Zinner

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Denis Buczynski

Observer

Denis Buczynski

Observed

2018 Sep 08 - 22:46

Uploaded

2018 Sep 09 - 19:33

Objects

21P Giacobini-Zinner

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Constellation

Auriga

Field centre

RA: 05h43m
Dec: +35°26'
Position angle: +25°14'

Field size

2°30' × 1°40'

Equipment
  • Takahashi Epsilon 160 +Sony A7s
Exposure

8x30s

Location

Tarbatness Highland Scotland

Target name

Comet 21p Giacobini-Zinner

Title

Comet 21P Giacobini-Zinner

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Famous returning periodic comet imaged three days before its 2018 perihelion and closest earth approach.

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