Monthly Archive: November 2015

Comet 44P/Reinmuth: 06 Nov. 2015

Comet 44P/Reinmuth: an image (06 Nov. 2015)

On 6 Nov. 2015, at Virtual Telescope we imaged comet 44P/Reinmuth, a Jupiter-family comet that is greatly perturbed by Jupiter. The image above comes from the average of ten, 180-seconds exposures, unfiltered, remotely collected with the  PlaneWave...

Comet 81P/Wild: 06 Nov. 2015

Comet 81P/Wild: an image (06 Nov. 2015)

On 6 Nov. 2015, at Virtual Telescope we imaged comet 81P/Wild: this object was visited in 2004 by the Nasa’s Stardust space mission. The image above comes from the average of five, 180-seconds exposures, unfiltered, remotely...

C/2014 A4 Sonear: 06 Nov. 2015

Comet C/2014 A4 Sonear: an image (06 Nov. 2015)

At Virtual Telescope we imaged comet C/2014 A4 Sonear again, after our first attempt a few days ago. The image above comes from the average of eight, 180-seconds exposures, unfiltered, remotely collected with the  PlaneWave 17″+Paramount ME+SBIG...

Comet 61P/Shajn–Schaldach: 06 Nov. 2015

Comet 61P/Shajn–Schaldach: an image (06 Nov. 2015)

On 6 Nov. 2015, at Virtual Telescope we imaged comet 61P/Shajn–Schaldach, a less known comet discovered in 1949 and recovered in 1971. The image above comes from the average of six, 180-seconds exposures, unfiltered, remotely collected...

Comet C/2014 A4 Sonear: 2 Nov. 2015

Comet C/2014 A4 Sonear: an image (2 Nov. 2015)

At Virtual Telescope we imaged comet C/2014 A4 Sonear. This comet reached the perihelion last September. The image above comes from the average of 6, 180-seconds exposures, unfiltered, remotely collected with the  PlaneWave 17″+Paramount ME+SBIG STL-6303E robotic...

Comet C/2013 X1 PanSTARRS: 2 Nov. 2015

Comet C/2013 X1 PanSTARRS: an image (2 Nov. 2015)

We recently imaged comet C/2013 X1 PanSTARRS, having its perihelion next April 2016. This comet was recently reported to have increased its brightness. The image above comes from the average of 15, 120-seconds exposures, unfiltered, remotely...

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