Comet Lovejoy from Kildare

5 years 8 months ago #99220 by michaeloconnell
Comet Lovejoy from Kildare was created by michaeloconnell
Got up early this morning and tried to observe the comets.
ISON was a disappointment - less said about that the better.
Lovejoy proved far better. Worth checking out.
Below is a photo I took:
2min exposure, Canon 60d, ISO1600, 100mm focal length.
http://www.astroshot.com/Comets/2013-11-12-Lovejoy-V1.jpg
The following user(s) said Thank You: michael_murphy, johnomahony, Fermidox

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5 years 8 months ago #99221 by dave_lillis
Replied by dave_lillis on topic Comet Lovejoy from Kildare
yea, that was my opinion of it a few mornings ago aswell.
I think ison isn't going to be anything special until after perihelion, thats assuming it survives the encounter.

Dave L. on facebook , See my images in flickr
IFAS Rep. Shannonside Astronomy Club (Limerick)

Carrying around my 20" obsession is going to kill me,
but what a way to go. :)
+ 12"LX200, MK67, Meade2045, 4"refractor

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5 years 8 months ago #99224 by DeirdreKelleghan
Replied by DeirdreKelleghan on topic Comet Lovejoy from Kildare
Excellent shot of Lovejoy
I hope to sketch it soon as myself and a clear night fit my life.
Got up several times at 4am but so far have not been lucky with haze and thin cloud.

Deirdre Kelleghan
Wishing for a Christmas Comet

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