Comet C/2018 Y1 Iwamoto  

February 2019


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13.Feb.2019  Fuerstenfeldbruck /Germany

Comet Iwamoto passing spiral galaxy NGC 2903

10 minutes time laps video


900mm Newton  f4.5mm, 1x45sec, ISO 3200, Canon 5DMIII

*mag  = > light magnitude: Up to mag 3-4 stars are visible nearby cities with the naked eye, in very dark areas the seeing limit can reach up to mag 6-7.

The more higher numerical value is given, the more weaker are the objects. E.g. - 4,7 mag, Venus glittering; - 1,0 Sirius, brightest star; 3,5 M31 Andromeda, pale shiny oval)

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