Archive for the ‘Comets’ Category

NGC 6164 and Pansstars 2013X1 ASI1600MM FLT98 120 sec

Posted by Paulo Cacella on 4th July 2016 in Comets, Milky Way, Planetary Nebulae, Recent Posts, Solar System
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Comet Lovejoy 2014 Q2

Posted by Paulo Cacella on 27th December 2014 in Comets, Recent Posts, Solar System

Comet JACQUES 2014

Posted by Paulo Cacella on 31st August 2014 in Comets, EBA - Alto Paraíso, Recent Posts, Solar System

Comet 2014 E2 Jacques

Posted by Paulo Cacella on 4th May 2014 in Asteroid Follow-up, Comets, Recent Posts
This is a view from TUCA Telescope (14in F1.9 680mm) and a 60 seconds exposure using a QHY8L CCD JACQUES

Comet 2014 E2 Jacques

Posted by Paulo Cacella on 15th March 2014 in Asteroid Follow-up, Comets, Recent Posts
This is a 2×30 sec image with a 20inch reflector and a ST8ABG, Luminance filter. Scale 0.83 arcsec/pixel.Magnitude of the comet 14.2

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Comet SONEAR 2014 A4

Posted by Paulo Cacella on 8th February 2014 in Comets, Recent Posts
In a cloudy night at Dogsheaven Observatory I had a glimpse of SONEAR A4 2014 comet sailing on Columba constellation. Below we can see it clearly flying with a 18 mag brightnes in this 5×1 minutes exposure on a 20in(50cm) F4.3 Reflector and a SBIG ABG ST8 CCD.FL 2250 mm and a scale of 0.8 arcsec per pixel.

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First Image Comet SONEAR 2014

Posted by Paulo Cacella on 28th January 2014 in Asteroid Follow-up, Comets, Recent Posts
This is the first image of the brazilian discovered comet SONEAR 2014. You can see a original image obtained with a C14 and F1.9 Hyperstar in a non-modified T3i DSRL in 7x2minutes exposures, followed by DSS colored image.
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Comet 154/P on a FLT98 and ST8XME

Posted by Paulo Cacella on 13th October 2013 in Comets, Recent Posts, Solar System
5×1 minutes exposure
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Comet Elenin on a FLT98 and a T3i camera

Posted by Paulo Cacella on 3rd August 2011 in Comets, Solar System
Image obtained at Alto Paraiso de Goias with a FLT98 APO, at 600mm Focal Length, using a Canon T3i 18 megapixels camera. The full image below has more than 5000 pixels wide. Exposure was 30 seconds. Camera is stock. / / / /