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73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 3

Images from the 2001 apparition

KenIchi Kadota image of 73P exposed on 2000 November 28
Copyright © 2000 by Kenichi Kadota (Ageo, Saitama, Japan)

The image above was provided by Kenichi Kadota (Ageo, Saitama, Japan). He obtained it using a 18-cm reflector and a CCD camera on 2000 November 28.84. All three nuclei visible at this apparition are shown.

M. Jäger image of 73P exposed on 2000 December 5
Copyright © 2000 by Michael Jäger (Austria)

Michael Jäger obtained this photograph on 2000 December 5.19. He was using a 30-cm Deltagraph and hypered Technical Pan film. This was a 14-minute exposure. It shows the bright component "C", as well as the faint components "B" and "E".