Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak

& Comet C2015 V2 (Johnson) 

Observations since 25th of March 2017

Th. Boeckel           



Comet C2015 V2 (Johnson)

 

Newton 1900mm / 12,7",  f.6.0  79sec, ASA 3200, Canon 5DMIII

24th of April 2017; Germerswang/Fuerstenfeldbruck, South Bavaria (Brightness apprx. 7,2 mag*)

 Th. Boeckel komet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak Comet C2015 V2 (Johnson)

Newton 900mm f4.5, 3x89sec, ASA 1600, Canon 5DMIII

31rst of March 2017; Germerswang/Fuerstenfeldbruck, South Bavaria (Brightness apprx. 7,7 mag*)

Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak

Th. Boeckel komet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak Comet C2015 V2 (Johnson)    Th. Boeckel komet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak Comet C2015 V2 (Johnson)



VideoVideo

25th of March 2017; Germerswang/Fuerstenfeldbruck, South Bavaria (Brightness apprx. 6,0 mag*


A little Planets & Space

Germerswang/Fuerstenfeldbruck, South Bavaria

Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak    Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak

Whirlpool (M51)and Pinwheel (M101) Galaxy

Newton 900mm f4.5, 3x89sec, ASA 1600, Canon 5DMIII

Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak     Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak     Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak

Left: Cocoon (NGC 4490) and NGC 4495, Middle and Right: Whale Galaxy (NGC 4631)

Left, Middle: Newton 900mm f4.5, 3x89sec, ASA 1600, Canon 5DMIII     Right: Newton 1900mm f6, 179sec, ASA 800, Canon 5DMIII

Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak   

Jupiter with the Great Red Spot and Venus in under conjunktion only 9 degrees distanced from the sun.


*mag  = > light magnitude. Up to apprx. mag 4-5 stars are visible  in the city with the naked eye, in very dark areas to mag 6. --> The more high numerical value is given, the more weak are the objects.


ALL comet reports

  Lovejoy C/2014 Q2   C/2013 R1 Lovejoy  C/2012 S1 ISON   C/2011 L4 PanSTARRS   P1/2009 Garradd    

  C103P/ Hartley        2/09 N3 Lulin          11/08 Holmes        1/07 McNaught    10/06  Swan M4  

  5/06  SchwWAch  1/05  Machholz     5/04: Q4/Neat     3/01: Ikeya-Zhang

    


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