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Comet 64P/Swift-Gehrels: 1 Jan. 2019

Comet 64P/Swift-Gehrels: an image (1 Jan. 2019)

We started the new year under a truly excellent sky, imaging comet 64P/Swift-Gehrels. Here we share what we saw. The image above comes from the average of six, 300-seconds exposures, unfiltered, remotely collected with the...

Comet 60P/Tsuchinshan: 2 Jan. 2019

Comet 60P/Tsuchinshan: an image (2 Jan. 2019)

Comet 60P/Tsuchinshan orbits the Sun with a period of 6.56 years. Its last perihelion passage happened on 11 Dec. 2018. We are pleased to share with you this image. The image above comes from the sigma...

Comet 46P/Wirtanen: 26 Dec. 2018

Comet 46P/Wirtanen: a new image – 26 Dec. 2018

We continue following up comet 46P/Wirtanen, still a great sight up there. We are pleased to share with you our latest image. * NB: versione in Italiano qui * The image above comes from the average of...

Comet 64P/Swift-Gehrels: 10 Dec. 2018

Comet 64P/Swift-Gehrels: an image (10 Dec. 2018)

Comet 64P/Swift-Gehrels reached its perihelion early last Nov.: here it is an image, showing it well active. The image above comes from the average of five, 180-seconds exposures, unfiltered, remotely collected with the “Elena” (PlaneWave 17″+Paramount...

Comet 38P/Stephan-Oterma: 11 Dec. 2018

Comet 38P/Stephan-Oterma: an image (11 Dec. 2018)

Comet 38P/Stephan-Oterma orbits the Sun with a period of 38 years. Its last perihelion was last 10 November. Here it is an image we captured last night. * NB: versione in Italiano qui * The image above comes...

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