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Photographer:

Mike Olason

Email:

moicylander@centurylink.net

Location of Photo:

Denver, Colorado

Date/Time of photo:

30 December 2018, 0931UT

Equipment:

11" SCT f/6.4 and STF-8300M CCD Camera

Description:

Comet 246P/NEAT was 338 million miles from Earth in this one hour collection of images, 246P was magnitude 19.8 . Comet 246P will reach perihelion in it's 8.06 year orbit in February 2021 when it will be 266 million miles from the Sun and may reach magnitude 14.

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