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.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso9838a
Type:Observation
Release date:12 August 1998
Related releases:eso9838
Size:956 x 955 px

About the Object

Name:Comet 1998 P1
Type:• Solar System : Interplanetary Body : Comet
• X - Solar System

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Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
Danish 1.54-metre telescope
DFOSC

 

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