Posts Categorized: Comets

Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks

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Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks photographed with Taurus Hill Observatory’s Meade16″ACF telescope and SBIG STT-8300M camera without filter. Photo was taken 12 February 2024 at 18:45 Finnish time. Image stacked from a 10 x 120 s image.

Comet C / 2019 L3 (Atlas) observed 1/2.10.2021

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Comet C / 2019 L3 (Atlas) from 1/2.10.2021. The observation object changed from an exoplanet transit to a comet, because the clouds in the sky varied so much from the early night. Images from a nearly 17-year-old CCD camera are starting to have quite a lot of hot pixels, so the image becomes quite hazy. […]

Comet C/2020 R4 (ATLAS) photographed at THO

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Comet C/2020 R4 (ATLAS) photographed at Taurus Hill Observatory on April 28, 2021 at 23:53 Finnish time. A sum image of ten individual images and a single image with an R filter were taken. Exposure in a single image is 80 seconds. The size of the image in the sum image is about 12 ‘x […]