Wednesday, 30 October 2013

Another comet imaging night. Comet C/2012 S1 ISON was hidden by cloud so time was spent on the other three main comets in the sky, Lovejoy, Linear and Encke.  Lovejoy is high in the sky, but Linear and Encke are fairly low 

All the images on this page were taken at the SON@OSC observatory (Searchlight Observatory Network at the Observatorio Sierra Contraviesa).

The equipment used was the 4" Pentax F4 Refractor and the ST8 with LRGB filters.

Comet C/2013 R1 Lovejoy

Comet C/2012 X1 Linear

Comet 2P Encke

Monday, 28 October 2013

A Quartet of Comets - Observed Monday 28th October 2013

Taken this morning a quartet of Comets using the 4"Pentax at F4 & ST7 here at the SON@OSC (Searchlight Observatory Network at Observatorio Sierra Contraviessa). Comets 2013 R1 Lovejoy, 2012 X1 Linear, 2012 S1 ISON and 2P Encke.

The conditions were not perfect with thin to medium cloud.

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Comet 2P Enke

Comet 2012 S1 ISON

Comet 2012 X1 Linear

Comet 2013 R1 Lovejoy