Daily Archive: August 7, 2014

Perseids 2014: some meteors - 6 Aug. 2014

Perseids 2014: a few meteors – 6 Aug. 2014

While the Perseids will be a minor event in 2014 because of the full Moon, some meteors are already visible and were recorded by the all-sky camera installed at the Virtual Telescope. Above is...

Comet C/2014 E2 Jacques: 7 Aug. 2014

Comet C/2014 E2 Jacques: a new image (7 Aug. 2014)

Thanks to a great sky, at the Virtual Telescope we imaged comet C/2014 E2 Jacques again this morning, remotely The image above comes from the average of 10, 180-seconds exposures, remotely taken with the  17″...