Comet Garradd C/2009 P1 photo gallery

posted: 2243 days ago, on Thursday, 2011 Sep 29 at 10:54
tags: astronomy, astrophotography, comets, Kos Coronaios, Oleg Toumilovitch.

2011 October 06

Ten and a half minutes of stacked frames, 8-inch at prime focus. Good seeing conditions even with the bright moon around.

(c) Kos Coronaios

2011 October 04

19 x 30-second frames at prime focus of an 8-inch LX 90.

(c) Kos Coronaios

2011 September 30

Total of 20 x 30 seconds at prime focus 8-inch, image has been cropped.

(c) Kos Coronaios

2011 September 30

Garradd on the 29th Sept from Pafuri, shooting information stack of 30 second exposures at f4 with 300mm lens totalling 7minutes.

(c) Kos Coronaios

2011 September 27

(c) Kos Coronaios

(c) Kos Coronaios

2011 September 25

(c) Kos Coronaios

(c) Kos Coronaios

2011 September 04

(c) Oleg Toumilovitch

Canon EOS 350D, 400mm lens, 80 seconds @ISO 1600

The comet hangs to the left of the Coathanger, as a satellite passes through the stellar grouping.

2011 September 02

(c) Kos Coronaios

4.5-minute exposure at 10-inch prime focus

The Coathanger is the large scattered asterism below the comet, and the small smudge at the tip of the Coathanger is the open cluster NGC 6802. Note the comet's rapid motion by comparing this image with the one Kos took on Thursday.

2011 September 01

(c) Kos Coronaios

101-second exposure, 300mm lens, f/5.6

2011 August 30

(c) Kos Coronaios

2011 August 30

(c) Kos Coronaios

nothing more to see. please move along.