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Re: Submission Gallery: 2014 Comets

Postby Sandgirl » Sun Nov 16, 2014 7:46 pm

Comet C/2012 K1 PanSTARRS
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Comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring up close on November 16th

Postby Efrain Morales » Mon Nov 17, 2014 5:56 pm

Comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring up close on November 16th, 23:04ut. This comet has gone through many outburst ( Brighteing ) events in the last three weeks and it looks like its going to another one. Very interesting and something to watch if possible as it gets lower and towards sunset.
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Re: Submission Gallery: 2014 Comets

Postby Sandgirl » Thu Nov 20, 2014 10:15 pm

Comet 2013 A1 (Siding Spring)
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Comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) on December 2nd

Postby Efrain Morales » Wed Dec 03, 2014 12:50 am

Comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) on December 2nd, 09:05ut. A New comet (The Christmas/Three Kings Comet) becoming visible for us Northerners now (low Lat.) currently at magnitude 7.6-8 and could reach 4.6 mag. on around January 10th, 2015. Remember comets are unpredictable!.
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Re: Submission Gallery: 2014 Comets

Postby Sandgirl » Tue Dec 09, 2014 11:30 pm

Comet C/2012 X1 LINEAR between galaxies
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Comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) from Siding Spring

Postby PepeChambo » Sun Dec 14, 2014 3:05 am


Tech data:
Planewave 20" CDK f/4.5 reflector + FLI PL6303E camera (L:1×120 Bin1, RGB:1x60 Bin2)

Description:
Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy imaged on December 13, 2014 from Siding Spring (Australia). Near the 6th magnitude now is visible at naked eye from Southern Sky, in this image shows a big greenish coma composed by carbon dioxid with 17' diameter, and a structured ionic tail toward northwest . Beneath, the lenticular galaxy NGC 2310.

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http://cometografia.es/2014q2-lovejoy-13dic2014/

Author:
José J. Chambó

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Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy mosaic image

Postby GeraldRhemann » Wed Dec 17, 2014 1:54 pm

Here is an image of Comet C/2014Q2 Lovejoy taken on December 15:

http://www.astrostudio.at/2_Bright%20Comets.php?img=images/2_Bright%20Comets/258_2014Q2_15_12C.jpg

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Re: Submission Gallery: 2014 Comets

Postby Sandgirl » Wed Dec 17, 2014 11:21 pm

Comet Lovejoy - Dec 16th
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Re: Submission Gallery: 2014 Comets

Postby Sandgirl » Tue Dec 23, 2014 10:41 pm

Comet 15P/Finlay - December 19th
Copyrights: Damian Peach
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Comet Lovejoy - Dec 20th.
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Full size: http://www.damianpeach.com/deepsky/c2014_q2_2014_12_20dp.jpg
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Comet Lovejoy - Dec 21st.
Copyrights: Damian Peach
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Re: Submission Gallery: 2014 Comets

Postby IO_12 » Thu Dec 25, 2014 11:12 am

Close encounter on Christmas Eve
Comet P15/Finlay on December 24th, 2014
Copyright: Velimir Popov, Emil Ivanov @ Irida Observatory

On the evening of December 24th, at 16:40 UT the comet P15/Finlay was less than 6' from the planet Mars.
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Re: Submission Gallery: 2014 Comets

Postby IO_12 » Thu Dec 25, 2014 3:18 pm

Comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) on Dec. 24th, 2014
Copyright: Velimir Popov, Emil Ivanov @ Irida Observatory

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Re: Submission Gallery: 2014 Comets

Postby marion165 » Sun Dec 28, 2014 9:44 pm

Comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) on December 26 2014
https://flic.kr/p/qhZbfX
Copyright: Marion Haligowski

ImageComet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) on December 26 2014 by Radical Retinoscopy, on Flickr

Comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) was photographed among passing high clouds on December 26, 2014. This was a stack of 22 twenty-five and 3 Twenty second exposures (Canon T2i, Canon 100 mm f2 lens @ f/3.2, ISO 800). Tracking was done with an iOptron Sky Tracker and stacking done in Nebulosity.

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Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy 28th December 2014

Postby philhart » Mon Dec 29, 2014 1:01 pm

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http://philhart.smugmug.com/CometsAndMeteors/Comets/i-NfPbpmM

2014-12-28 1425 UT
Takahashi Epsilon 160 530mm f3.3
CDS-5D (Central DS modified Canon 5D Mark III)
A sequence of five exposures of 2 mins each at ISO2500 was used to create this image. Processed using Adobe After Effects, PixInsight and Lightroom.

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Re: Submission Gallery: 2014 Comets

Postby astroligu » Mon Dec 29, 2014 3:35 pm

Rolando Ligustri wrote: interesting meeting today between the comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy and the global cluster M79
link for high res, http://www.astrobin.com/full/143789/0/

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Re: Submission Gallery: 2014 Comets

Postby Efrain Morales » Mon Dec 29, 2014 9:40 pm

Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy in Conjunction with M79 on December 29th, 05:31ut. at its closest to M79 (NGC 1904) is a globular cluster in the Lepus constellation. (RGB-Filters)
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Re: Submission Gallery: 2014 Comets

Postby Lorenzo Comolli » Mon Dec 29, 2014 11:07 pm

Comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) in conjunction with M79.
Author and copyright: Lorenzo Comolli ( http://www.astrosurf.com/comolli/index2.htm )
Details: TEC 140 (f.l. 1011 mm), SBIG STL-11000, LRGB, total exp 55 min, 28 Dec 2014, h 21.16 UT

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Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy 29th December 2014

Postby philhart » Tue Dec 30, 2014 3:00 am

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2014-12-29 1450 UT
Takahashi Epsilon 160 530mm f3.3
CDS-5D (Central DS modified Canon 5D Mark III)
A sequence of five exposures of 2 mins each at ISO2500 was used to create this image, using Adobe Lightroom, After Effects and PixInsight.

Full image and a crop to show more detail around M79 and galaxy NGC1886.

http://philhart.smugmug.com/CometsAndMeteors/Comets/i-zRk9Pf2

So much fun, so many late nights, so much data!

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