Tagged: Swift-Gehrels

Comet 64P/Swift-Gehrels: 4 Jan. 2019

Comet 64P/Swift-Gehrels: an image (4 Jan. 2019)

We did some follow-up observations of comet 64P/Swift-Gehrels, after the sudden changes in its inner coma, which we could confirm yesterday. Here we present our results. The image above comes from the median combination of 39,...

Comet 64P/Swift-Gehrels: 3 Jan. 2019

Comet 64P/Swift-Gehrels: an image (3 Jan. 2019)

On 2 Jan. 2019, a couple of observers reported that comet 64P/Swift-Gehrels showed a sudden change in its inner coma. The day before, our images showed nothing strange, so we scheduled some follow-up observations...

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 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 64P/Swift-Gehrels: 17 Sept. 2018

Comet 64P/Swift-Gehrels: an image (17 Sept. 2018)

Comet 64P/Swift-Gehrels orbits the Sun with a period of 9.4 years. Here it is an image we captured a few nights ago. The image above comes from the average of six, 300-seconds exposures, unfiltered, remotely...

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