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09-06-2012, 10:37 AM
Comet Pan-Starrs from the evening of the 7 June before the moon rose.
Very faint at around Mag 14.6 or so.
Takahashi FSQ-106ED with reducer operating at f/3.6.
5 x 120 seconds @ -25c, Luminance filter only. SBIG ST2000XM.
This comet is expected to brighten considerably.
09-06-2012, 12:42 PM
:) It's still very wee isn't it.
Thanks for sharing this, I appreciate it.
I'm looking forward to clear skies to have another shot at her. :)
09-06-2012, 12:59 PM
Hey, great work there John!:thumbsup:
Wow mag 14.6.! I'll be keeping my eye on this one now.;)
PS. Hope your enjoying your new 7D.;)
09-06-2012, 04:41 PM
Great capture - wow!
09-06-2012, 04:56 PM
Excellent. Keep following it.
12-06-2012, 06:46 PM
Nice catch John. Well done. :thumbsup:
12-06-2012, 06:51 PM
Great to see a comet on the forum! - Been a while....:thumbsup:
13-06-2012, 07:13 PM
Definately one to watch. Good one John.
14-06-2012, 07:20 PM
Michcael Mattiazzo has done a recent observation and has at mag 12.5.
Here's a link to his home page. http://members.westnet.com.au/mmatti/sc.htm
14-06-2012, 07:37 PM
Thanks Justin :thumbsup:
Took an image last night and the comet had brightened considerably, now sports a nice little tail.
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