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
Comet P/2010 H2 (Vales) photographed by Veli-Pekka Hentunen 2.5.2010 at Taurus Hill Observatory:
Veli-Pekka Hentunen photographed the comet C/2009 K5 (McNaught) 28.4.2010 at Taurus Hill Observatory.