C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) was phographed by the THO Oculus all sky camera. The comet was so brigth that it was quite easy to spot from the photographs.
THO reseach team photographed C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) on Monday 5.1.2015 18 – 23 Finnish time. Observers: Veli-Pekka Hentunen and Tuomo Salmi.
A new season started in THO with a nice picture of comet C/2014 E2 (Jacques)! Taurus Hill Observatory’s reasearch team member Veli-Pekka Hentunen observed the comet during the night between 5th-6th of September. A light of the comet was captured in a 10 x 90 seconds sequences. It still takes at least a few weeks […]
Lovejoy has been in “shadow” of the comet ISON in media. Still Lovejoy is a very good comet for binocular observations and it is easier to find from the sky at the moment. Veli-Pekka Hentunen from the Taurus Hill Observatory research team managed to take the following photograph from the comet Lovejoy 26.11.2012 about 01:00-02:00 (Finnish time). […]
The comet C/2013 R1 (LOVEJOY) is one of the bright comets at the sky at the moment. Jari Juutilainen managed to photograph this comet again 25.11.2013. More in Jaris blog: http://www.pimennysmatkaaja.fi
Jari Juutilainen from Taurus Hill Observatory research team observed comets C/2012 S1 (ISON), C/2013 R1 (LOVEJOY) and C/2012 X1 (LINEAR). More about the comets, Vesta and Ceres can be found from Jaris blog: http://www.pimennysmatkaaja.fi
Comet C/2012 X1 (LINEAR) exploded a few weeks ago and got as bright as 8,5 magnitudes. The brightening has continued after this event and according the prediction this comet might be a nice comet for binoculars to observe. Jari Juutilainen from THO research team observed and photographed the comet 1.11.2013 in Tampere with DSLR-camera. More […]
THO research team member Jari Juutilainen photographed the comet ISON with a DSLR-camera in Tampere 19.10.2013. Jari used 164 x 1,6 second exposures and after combining the images, the comet was visible in the final picture.
THO research team started the new observing season by observing the comet C/2009 P1 Garradd 3.8.2011. This comet will be the comet of the Autumn 2001 and it has already the brightness of 7 mag.
Comet 103P/Hartley 2 was photographed at Taurus Hill Observatory 30.8.2010. this comet will brighten up so bright that it might be possible to see it visually. Photo: Veli-Pekka Hentunen