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PhotographerNiels V. Christensen
Date17. Oct. 2010
EquipmentWO FLT-110 and Canon 20Da. Guide via Meade LX200ACF 16" mounted on wedge.
DescriptionWidefield picture taken of Comet Hartley. Exposre time: 2*900sec.
LocationBackyard, Fort Collins, Co
Date10/19/2010, approx. 9-10 PM
EquipmentOrion 80ED/Sirius mount Atik Titan Monochrome + Astrodon Luminance Filter
DescriptionThis is one of the first shots I got using my Atik Titan ccd cam. Glorious Luna on a crisp Autumn night.
LocationSant'Agnello (NA)- Italy
Date2010-10-16 22:45 UT
EquipmentCamera Pentax K100D on TS apo 66 ED at f/4.4.
DescriptionComet 103P Hartley in the Auriga constellation.
Locational-salmy desert north kuwait
Date11:30 PM 8-10-2010
Equipmentlense 300 mm f 2.8 canone camera 10d 3mX9 with lxd75 mead mount.
EquipmentCelestron C6-N Celestron CG-5 ASGT Mount Canon XSi modified + IDAS LPS-P2 filter Celestron 9x50 finder + DSI for guiding
DescriptionImage of Comet 103P/Hartley 2 passing by the Double Cluster. Background of the Double Cluster was taken on 10/6. 47 x 5 minute exposures @ ISO 800 were stacked. For the comet, 100 x 2 minute exposures were taken @ ISO800. Images were stacked in DSS and combined in Photoshop. A video of the individual comet captures can be found here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EY85SS893TQ
DateOctober 8, 2010
EquipmentCanon 10D. Tak 106 FSQ.
DescriptionComet Hartley passing by the double cluster on October 8, 2010
LocationSpecchia (Lecce, Italy)
Dateoctober, 3th 2010, 22:00UT
Equipmentnewton 8" f5 + 3x barlow + webcam toucam II
DescriptionSince we have the right observable conditions i took this image in a urban center of my village. The image, made togeter with Io, shows just some WOS and its nice belts
Dateoct. 9th 2010 21:50
EquipmentPiggyback Canon 1D mark IV, EF300mm 2,8L is lens and CLS-CCD Astronomik filter.
DescriptionBlue Uranus in the upper left corner, Jupiter - Ganymede, Io and Callisto in the lower right corner. Above Jupiter is the star BSC 20 Psc, in the lower left corner is BSC 24 Psc. Uranus and Jupiter is 2 degrees apart. The sky was not really clear, resulting in a hazy halo around mag. -2,9 Jupiter.
LocationBuena Vista, GA
Date10-10-10 various times
EquipmentC14@f/28 Paramount ME PGR Flea 3 camera
DescriptionI had a good night of seeing when these images were taken. There is still a lot of activity in the NEB.
DateOctober 4, 2010 03:26 UT
EquipmentTAK FSQ 106ED with Reducer QE, LPS Filter, 387mm f/3.6 Astrohutech modified Canon 50D, ISO 800, single 3min exposure Losmandy G11, guided with Orion SSAG, 50mm f/5 guidescope Processed with IP v3.80, CS4, GradientXTerminator, full frame image
DescriptionSingle exposure shot of Comet Hartley 2 as it passes NGC 457, known as the Owl or ET cluster. Link to larger version here: http://aasdlh.zenfolio.com/p84745907/hdff3488#hdff3488