C/2014 E2 (Jacques) with NGC 1528 and unexpected guests

Location of photo
Vasilovtsi, Bulgaria, 42°56' N, 23°05' E
Date/Time of photo
13.08.2014 00:06 UTC
Canon EOS 1100D with Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar 200mm F/2.8 on a Skywatcher NEQ6 with tracking, a single 40 sec exposure at ISO 400.
My colleague Dimitar Todorov decided to capture comet C/2014 E2 during our Perseid observation despite the bright moonlight. One of the first captured frames features the comet, NGC 1528 and two unexpected guests - a Perseid meteor and a satellite.
All comments must follow the Sky & Telescope Terms of Use and will be moderated prior to posting. Please be civil in your comments. Sky & Telescope reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter’s username, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.