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comet obserevations

The two big ones:

Comet Hale Bopp 1997

Comet Hale Bopp March 29 1997, 21.00 CET. Exp. 6 min. 135 mm f/3,5.

Comet Hyakutake 1996

Comet Hyakutake March 26 1996. Exp 4 min. 55mm f/1.8.

Other comets in date order.

Comet 46P/Wirtanen

2018-12-10 Canon 600D 85mm, f/1.8 exp. 2x4 sec. Field 3*2°

2018-12-10 Canon 600D 85mm, f/1.8 exp. 2x4 sec. Field 3*2°

Comet 21P Giacobini-Zinner

2018-09-03 00.43 Canon 600D 55-250 at 135mm, f/5.0 exp. 4x4 sec. 800ASA

Comet C/2013 US10 Catalina

2016-01-31 C/2013 US10 Catalina Canon 600D 55-250 at 200 mm, f/5.6 exp. 5x58 sec. Field 2*1.5°

Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy, January 13, 2015

Comet C/2014 E2 Jacques, August 29, 2014

Comet C/2011 L4 PanSTARRS, April 1, 2013

Comet C/2013 R1 Lovejoy, December 1, 2013

Comet C/2012 S1 ISON, November 17, 2013

 

Comet C/2009 P1 Garradd, October 20, 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Comet 103P/Hartley, September 7, 2010.

Comet C/2007 N3 Lulin.

Comet Lulin on February 27 2009 23.40 CET. Mag. approx 5.

Pentax *ist DS, 135 mm, f :3.5 exp. 120 sec. Fov 4*3°. Regulus 40' above.

Comet 17P/Holmes

Comet Holmes on November 11, 2007, 21.51 CET.

Pentax *ist DS, 400 mm, f 6.3 exp. 74 sec. Fov 1.5 x 1°.

Comet Holmes on November 3, 2007, 23.20 CET.

Pentax *ist DS, 400 mm, f 6.3 exp. 67 sec. Fov 1.5 x 1°. Faintest stars: mag. 12.

Comet Holmes, mag 2.5 on October 24, 2007, 23.38 CEST.

No visible tail or coma. Pentax *ist DS 135 mm, f 3,5 exp. 3 sec..Fov 6.5 x 10°.

Comet 2004 Q2 Machholz.

31.1.2005. Fov 3x5°. Pentax *ist DS 135 mm f 3.5 90 sec.

7.1.2005 Comet Machholz passing The Pleiades

Comet C/2001 Q4 (NEAT), May 12, 2004.

13 ° above the horizon in a bright summer sky.

Mag 3.5

Olympus C2040Z and Fujinon 10x70, 4 sec, no tracking. FOV 2°.

Comet C/2001 Q4 (NEAT) , May 15, 2004.

The comet was close to M44. Mag 3.5

Olympus C2040Z and Fujinon 10x70, 4 sec, no tracking.

Olympus C2040Z and Fujinon 10x70, 16 sec, tracking.

Comet C/2004 Q2 Machholz, Dec 20, 2004.

Comet C/2002 T7 LINEAR, Feb 23, 2004.

Olympus C2040Z and Fujinon 10x70, 16 sec, tracking. Mag 8. Field 1.5°. Close to SAO 91754

Comet C/2002 Y1 Juels Holvorcem, moving 20 arcminutes between 19.10 and 22.45 CET on

Feb 21, 2003. Olympus C2040Z and Fujinon 10x70, 5 sec, no tracking. Field of view 2°40'

Comet 2002 V1 Neat January 31, 2003. Mag 6.

Olympus C2040Z and Fujinon 10x70, 16 sec, tracking.

Comet 2002 V1 Neat February 9, 2003. Mag 5,5.

Olympus C2040Z and Fujinon 10x70, 4 sec, no tracking.

Comet Kudo-Fujikawa December 23, 2002. Mag 7.

Olympus C2040Z and Fujinon, 4 sec. 4 sec, no tracking.

Comet Utsunomiya April 24, 2002

Olympus C2040Z and Fujinon 10x70, 4 sec, no tracking.

Comet Hönig August 31, 2002. Mag 8,5.

Olympus C2040Z and Fujinon, 16 sec, no tracking.

Comet Swan September 1, 2002. Mag 7,5.

Olympus C2040Z and Fujinon 10x70, 4 sec,

no tracking.

Comet Ikeya Zhang and Andromeda, April 5, 2002. Mag 3.5

Olympus C2040Z and Fujinon 10x70, 16 sec, tracking.

 

Comet Ikeya Zhang March 23, 2002. Mag 4

Olympus C2040Z and Fujinon 10x70, 16 sec, tracking.