46P Wirtanen and the Pleiades

Posted by talbotj
on Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Comet 46P Wirtanen on 16 Dec 18, the day of its closest approach to Earth. The comet was passing just below the Pleiades and moving towards the California nebula. Taken under a bright moon from my backyard with a Canon 6D and Canon 70-200 f4 lens at 70mm f5.6. (12) 1min exposures at ISO 3200.

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