Monthly Archive: September 2013

Comet 2P/Encke – 14 Sept. 2013

Comet 2P/Encke: an image (14 Sept. 2013)

  While comet Ison is approaching and comet C/2013 R1 Lovejoy was just discovered, we wanted to observe another comet, too: comet 2P/Encke. It is a periodic comet orbiting the Sun once every three years, being...

Comet C/2012 S1 Ison: 8 Sept. 2013

Comet C/2012 S1 Ison: a new image (8 Sept. 2013)

  While it approaches the Sun, Virtual Telescope imaged again comet C/2012 S1 Ison. The comet just 18 deg. above the eastern horizon, and the weather was changing, so less than ideal conditions. The PlaneWave 17″...