Monthly Archive: February 2017

Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova: 25 Feb. 2017

Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova: an image (25 Feb. 2017)

After our first visit, we looked for comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova again, while it is constantly fading. We captured a large, still interesting coma. The image above comes from the average of ten, 120-seconds exposures, unfiltered, remotely...

Comet 2P/Encke: 21 Feb. 2017

Comet 2P/Encke: an image (21 Feb. 2017)

Comet 2P/Encke is a periodic comet, showing the shortest orbital period (3.3 years) known among the brightest objects of its kind. It will reach its next perihelion on 10 Mar. 2017. The image above...

Asteroid Day Italia 2017

Asteroid Day Italia 2017: 30 giugno 2017

Looking for the English version of Asteroid Day 2017 activities? Click here! L’iniziativa ufficiale per l’Italia per celebrare insieme l’Asteroid Day! Un’iniziativa per curiosi del cielo, singoli appassionati e associazioni culturali! Partecipate numerosi. ***...