Daily Archive: August 2, 2014

Comet 17P/Holmes: 25 July 2014

Comet 17P/Holmes: an image (25 July 2014)

In 2007, comet 17P/Holmes awarded astronomers with an amazing outburst, making it an very outstanding object. This comet is not new to these performances, as when it was discovered in 1982 it was in...

Comet C/2014 E2 Jacques: 2 Aug. 2014

Comet C/2014 E2 Jacques: a new image (2 Aug. 2014)

After several days of cloudy weather, at Virtual Telescope we imaged comet C/2014 E2 Jacques again. The image above comes from the average of 9, 180-seconds exposures, remotely taken with the 17″ robotic unit part of...