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Comet 46P Wirtanen.jpg

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46P/Wirtanen

was discovered photographically on January 17, 1948, by the American astronomer Carl A. Wirtanen. The plate was exposed on January 15 during a stellar proper motion survey for the Lick Observatory. Due to a limited number of initial observations, it took more than a year to recognize this object as a short-period comet.(Wikipedia)

SCOPE: Dob 10px Sky-Watcher 2200/4.7

EYEPIECE: Edmund Optics 32mm ELF 

LOCATION: Mammari 

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