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Old 31-12-2011, 02:27 PM
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What a wonderful sight Comet Lovejoy was.....

Hi everyone, just wanted to share a few shots I got on Christmas morning from Terrigal of Comet Lovejoy.
It was a magnificent sight to see it rising like a searchlight over the horizon.

The day before Mike (Iceman), Rod (Rodstar) and I tried to get some shots but the clouds kept interfering and all I got was part of the tail.

On Christmas morning I headed out again and the conditions were better but there was still low clouds to contend with along with headlights from passing and parked cars around the Skillion.

Here's a few shots of the very memorable Christmas Comet.

Hope everyone has a Very Happy New Year.

Andrew
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Old 31-12-2011, 02:38 PM
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Mate,

First one's a corker -- looks just like a painting.

Beautiful!

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Old 31-12-2011, 02:52 PM
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Awesome stuff RB, unfortunately I was not that lucky with the weather, and now it is fading fast, well done indeed, they are probably some of the best i have seen.

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Old 31-12-2011, 03:13 PM
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Stunning shots, wish I could've been there xmas morning.

I was out this morning but wow it's really faded.
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Old 31-12-2011, 03:22 PM
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Super images Andrew!
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Old 31-12-2011, 03:24 PM
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So cool and so bright. Top shots. True - it's faded heaps so quickly.
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Old 31-12-2011, 04:15 PM
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Beautiful images RB, I like the contrast you've achieved. Comet Lovejoy is almost a memory now, just like McNaught.

We're very lucky to have witnessed 2 great comets in such a short period of time.
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Old 31-12-2011, 05:37 PM
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Nicely done RB Second one the winner for me.
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Nice shots, Andrew!!

I agree with H, the first one's a beaut
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Nicely done RB Second one the winner for me.
Me too! The 2nd one is fantastic!

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The tail that you caught is a scortcher with great structure.

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Lovely Images - Tony
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Great pics! Imaging like these and many others here in IIS provide inspiration to continually improve my own, my processing and my equipment capabilities
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Thanks everyone, glad you liked them.

1 & 2 are my favourites too.
And thanks to Mike (Iceman) who told me about Comet Lovejoy, I didn't even know it was around because I hadn't been on IIS for so long and I would have missed it.

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That first one is a cracker!!
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Top images Andrew, thanks for the views.

All the best for 2012.
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Old 02-01-2012, 05:19 PM
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Beautiful Rob!
You have done a very nice job with them!
Hard to say but the first and last are my favorites!
I wish I was home for Chrissy and got a comet over the tree!
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Old 02-01-2012, 06:53 PM
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Great stuff RB. I guess Mike and I were the sacrificial lambs on this occasion!

In the first image, the comet looks like a stroke of white paint across a canvas. So bold and strong.
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Nice Shots Andrew, well done. I particularly like the first shto, but like the second too.
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Old 03-01-2012, 07:23 PM
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Hi Andrew, well done with your efforts there,
Number 2 stands out to me as a favourite.

Nice to hear from you again. Dont be a stranger.

All the best for 2012 for you and your family.

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