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Comet 2014/Q2 Lovejoy taken from Siding Springs, Australia using the Tzec Maun Telescope. I only could use 6 x 1 minute of data (I had a bit more, but somehow there were many high clouds I think introducing some heavy gradients). It’s one of my first comet images like this, but there is still a …

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This is my best Jupiter image until now I think. Yesterday I caught about 8 RGB series with my C11 and a 2.5x powermate of Jupiter consisting of 3 movies of 20s @ 60 fps. Using Winjupos I derotated them and combined all of them which gave this result. I’m astonished how good the seeing …

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168P/Hergenrother is a periodic comet in the solar system. The comet originally named P/1998 W2 returned in 2005 and got the temporary name P/2005 N2. The comet had its perihelion on 1 October 2012, and was expected to reach about apparent magnitude 15.2. It showed that it was much brighter, reaching a magnitude between 9 …

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Here are some images taken of Mars on the 19th of March 2012 with good seeing. Images were taken at different times to show the rotation of Mars. Clearly the Tharsis volcanos and Olympus Mons can be seen and also an indication of morning haze disappearing in the late Mars morning can be seen on …

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