Location of Photo:
Date/Time of photo:
30 December 2018, 0931UT
11" SCT f/6.4 and STF-8300M CCD Camera
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.