Category: comets

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...

Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova: 25 Feb. 2017

Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova: an image (25 Feb. 2017)

After our first visit, we looked for comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova again, while it is constantly fading. We captured a large, still interesting coma. The image above comes from the average of ten, 120-seconds exposures, unfiltered, remotely...

Comet 2P/Encke: 21 Feb. 2017

Comet 2P/Encke: an image (21 Feb. 2017)

Comet 2P/Encke is a periodic comet, showing the shortest orbital period (3.3 years) known among the brightest objects of its kind. It will reach its next perihelion on 10 Mar. 2017. The image above...


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