Comet triple  

Comet P/67 Chury-Gerasimenko, C/2021 A1 (Leonhard), 29/P Schwassmann-Wachmann 

 07/11/2021, photos by Th.Boeckel, Jachenau Bavarian Alps South Gernany

Little celestrial jewels!


2.44UT;  Newton 8" f4,5, Sony a7III, (apsc mod), 2x111 / 1x171 sec, Iso 1600  ( 9,5 mag )

Comet P/67 Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

Remember the Rosetta Mission

C/2021 A1 (Leonhard)

02.55 UT, Newton 8" f4,5, Sony a7III, (apsc mod), 3x77 sec, Iso 3200, 2xcrop (10,5 mag)

29/P Schwassmann--Wachmann

After 5 hours and minus 6C everthing was deep frozen (incl. me)

*mag  = > light magnitude: Up to mag +3 or +4 stars are visible nearby cities with the naked eye, in very dark areas the seeing limit can reach up to mag +6-7.

The more higher numerical value is given, the more weaker are the objects. E.g. - 4,7 mag, Venus glittering; - 1,0 Sirius, brightest star; + 3,5 M31 Andromeda, pale shiny oval)

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