Comet 46P/Wirtanen and Pleiades, California

Comet 46P/Wirtanen and Pleiades

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Comet 46P/Wirtanen and Pleiades
Mojave Desert, California   –   December 15, 2018
EF200mm f/2.8L II USM

Green Comet 46P/Wirtanen passes through the same view as the Pleiades star cluster The light of the blue stars in the Pleiades illuminates the surrounding dust.

8 x 80 sec = 10.7 min total exposure. EOS 6D (modified) + 200mm f/2.8 lens at f/4 ISO 800. Dithered without LENR. Stacked in PixInsight.

Photo ID: 46P Wirtanen process v1