Comet C/2014 Q3 Borisov: a new image (30 Oct. 2014)
On 30 Oct. 2014, we observed comet C/2014 Q3 Borisov again.
The image above comes from seven, 180-seconds unfiltered exposures, remotely collected with the PlaneWave 17″+Paramount ME+SBIG STL-6303E robotic unit part of the Virtual Telescope Project. They were combined using a median technique, to limit the potential interference of faint stars. The telescope tracked at the apparent rate of the comet.
Support The Virtual Telescope Project!
Support us! Please, donate and receive unique, LIMITED EDITION set of images of the epic 27 July 2018 lunar total eclipse above Rome, of potentially hazardous asteroids and much more, specifically made for supporters like you!
(you can adjust the amount later)