First ESO Image of New Comet 1998 P1
The positive image shown here has been reproduced from a 2-min exposure with the DFOSC instrument through a B (blue) filter on August 11, 1998 at 23:40 UT.
This is a 120-sec exposure through B-filtre with DFOSC on Danish 1.54-m telescope. Only a few cosmetic corrections. The original frame has 1911 x 1911 pixels which corresponds to 12.9 x 12.9 arcmin on the sky. North is up, East to the left.
About the Image
|Release date:||12 August 1998|
|Size:||956 x 955 px|
About the Object
|Name:||Comet 1998 P1|
|Type:||• Solar System : Interplanetary Body : Comet|
• X - Solar System
Colours & filters
|Danish 1.54-metre telescope|