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Michael Sibbernsen
December 17, 2018
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Contains: Solar system body or event

Acquisition Details

Date Posted: December 17, 2018

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Resolutions: 800x400 , 800x400 , 300x150

Link to TIFF/FITS:

Date: December 14, 2018

Number of frames: 92

Time: 12:01 AM

FPS: 15

Focal Length: 405mm

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Time-lapse of Comet Wirtanen between Midnight and 1 am on December 14th. This 6 sec video (played twice) shows the motion of the Comet over a span of 1 hour in relation to the background stars. This time-lapse was made from 93 individual images played at 15 fps. About 2 seconds in, you will see an aircraft fly through the field of view.