ICEINSPACE
Most Read Articles
Moon Phase
CURRENT MOON New Moon
0.6%
The Sun Now
Time Zones
Sydney
9:21 pm
Perth
7:21 pm
Auckland
11:21 pm
New York*
7:21 am
Paris*
1:21 pm
GMT
11:21 am




Go Back   IceInSpace > Images > Solar System

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #1  
Old 26-12-2011, 08:59 AM
m@s's Avatar
m@s (Marc)
Registered User

m@s is offline
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Noumea, New Caledonia
Posts: 50
Comet Lovejoy from New Caledonia

Hi all.
After a long cloudy week, here in Noumea, we finally got a chance to see this Xmas Comet this morning 26/12. Yoohoo !!
And now I understand your enthousiasm.
With it's bright 20 queue, this comet is really wonderful.
My photos don't witness very well of the it's beauty but I'll keep them as "souvenir"

Marc
Attached Thumbnails
Click for full-size image (Comete-C2011-W3-Lovejoy-1-1024.jpg)
185.7 KB129 views
Click for full-size image (Comete-C2011-W3-Lovejoy-2-1024.jpg)
198.4 KB97 views
Click for full-size image (Comete-C2011-W3-Lovejoy-3-1024.jpg)
198.4 KB122 views
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 26-12-2011, 10:37 AM
Mick's Avatar
Mick (Michael)
11

Mick is offline
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Oz
Posts: 1,077
Hey nice work.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 26-12-2011, 10:40 AM
Liz's Avatar
Liz
Registered User

Liz is offline
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Beautiful SE Tassie
Posts: 4,734
Quite amazing isnt it Marc?? So exciting to finally glimpse the comet, so glad you nabbed it in the end, and nice piccies.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 26-12-2011, 11:48 AM
renormalised's Avatar
renormalised (Carl)
No More Infinities

renormalised is offline
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Townsville
Posts: 9,687
Nice pics Marc

I like the third piccie....the sky colour is amazing!!.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 26-12-2011, 03:40 PM
naskies's Avatar
naskies (Dave)
Registered User

naskies is offline
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Brisbane
Posts: 1,865
That third photo is like a post card - very scenic. I like the way you've composed it too - it really looks like the comet is streaking across the early morning sky.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 26-12-2011, 05:25 PM
Rodstar's Avatar
Rodstar
and The Mary Rose

Rodstar is offline
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Central Coast, NSW
Posts: 2,643
Merci beaucoup, Marc! J'adore l'image troisieme aussi.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 26-12-2011, 06:22 PM
Kevnool's Avatar
Kevnool (Kev)
Fast Scope & Fast Engine

Kevnool is offline
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Broken Hill N.S.W
Posts: 3,299
Nice shots Marc.
The sky is so dark there same magnitude of the other lights in the bay.
Golden sunrise.

Cheers Kev.
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 26-12-2011, 10:30 PM
m@s's Avatar
m@s (Marc)
Registered User

m@s is offline
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Noumea, New Caledonia
Posts: 50
Thank you everybody for your kind comments
Merci a tous !
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT +10. The time is now 09:21 PM.

Powered by vBulletin Version 3.8.7 | Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Advertisement
Lunatico Astronomical
Advertisement
FLI Cameras and Imaging Accessories
Advertisement
OzScopes Authorised Dealer
Advertisement
Meade Instruments
Advertisement
Tasco Australia
Advertisement
Atik 16200
Advertisement
Bintel
Advertisement
SkyWatcher Star Discovery
Advertisement
Astronomy and Electronics Centre
Advertisement