Monthly Archive: March 2017

Comet C/2017 E4 Lovejoy: 30 Mar. 2017

Comet C/2017 E4 Lovejoy: an image (30 Mar. 2017)

We observed comet C/2017 E4 Lovejoy again, after we observed it developed a nice ion tail, which is still a prominent feature, despite the comet’s low solar elongation. The image above comes from the median combination...

Comet 315P/Loneos: 25 Mar. 2017

Comet 315P/Loneos: an image (25 mar. 2017)

One week after our previous observations, we saw comet 315P/Loneos again, under very good sky conditions. The image above comes from the average of twelve, 120-seconds exposures, unfiltered, remotely taken with the 16″-f/3.75 Tenagra III (“Pearl”) robotic...

Comet 315P/Loneos: 18 Mar. 2017

Comet 315P/Loneos: an image (18 mar. 2017)

After our first visit, we observed comet 315P/Loneos again, finding it no much different. The sky was better this time, with less lunar interference. The image above comes from the median combining of eleven, 120-seconds...

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