Category: comets

Comet C/2015 ER61 Panstarrs and its "b" fragment, C/2015 ER61-b. 21 June 2017

Comet C/2015 ER61-b, a new image (21 June 2017)

After our independent observations of the nucleus splitting of comet C/2015 ER61, we managed to do some further observations. The “b” fragment was still easy to see and we are pleased to show our...

Comet C/2017 E4 Lovejoy : 30 Apr. 2017

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

Despite the extreme observing conditions, we could capture comet C/2017 E4 Lovejoy again, obtaining a precious documentation of its fate. The image above comes from the sigma clipping combination of six, 60-seconds exposures, unfiltered, remotely...

Comet C/2017 E4 Lovejoy : 25 Apr. 2017

Comet C/2017 E4 Lovejoy: an image (25 Apr. 2017)

While observing conditions are, day after day, more difficult because of its small solar elongation, we continue to observe comet C/2017 E4 Lovejoy while its fades, after its nucleus disintegrated. The image above comes from the...

Comet C/2017 E4 Lovejoy : 24 Apr. 2017

Comet C/2017 E4 Lovejoy: an image (24 Apr. 2017)

Comet C/2017 E4 Lovejoy was imaged again, the day after its perihelion. It continues to fade, while dissolving, also being more difficult to see, because of the decreasing solar elongation. The image above comes from...

Comet C/2017 E4 Lovejoy: 17 Apr. 2017

Comet C/2017 E4 Lovejoy: an image (17 Apr. 2017)

Comet C/2017 E4 Lovejoy is now clearly fading and we continue imaging it while it travel to its perihelion. The image above comes from the sigma clipping combination of twelve, 60-seconds exposures, unfiltered, remotely taken with...

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