Comet 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 3





About this object


This comet broke up into three or more fragments and all were visible over the several nights of observing. 

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Technical Information


Optics:                                  Meade LX90 8" SCT @ f/3.3              


Camera:                               Meade DSI


Date:                                     April 28th, 2006


Location:                               Ft. Davis, Texas  (2006 Texas Star Party)


Exposure Details:                129 x 15 seconds


Acquisition:                           Meade AutoStar Envisage


Processing:                           AIP4WIN, Photoshop CS