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Mr Peach captures Comet ISON beautifully , a must see picture.


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#1 steveward53

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Posted 16 November 2013 - 09:26 AM

Just had to share these in case anybody's getting worried about ISON being a dull splodge in the sky ....  ;)

 

http://www.damianpea...013_11_15dp.jpg

 

 

http://www.damianpea...11_15dp_neg.jpg

 

 

Let's hope it survives its little encounter with the Sun and emerges intact ....  :)


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Posted 16 November 2013 - 12:49 PM

Wow... Where did he capture these images?

At home in the UK or somewhere more exotic?

Great images all the same.

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Posted 16 November 2013 - 05:39 PM

Looks like he is using a Planewave 17 and STL11000.  Not sure of the location. He is from the southern part of England I believe.

Actually ISON has become an EXCELLENT binocular target now. Find Spica at dawn and it's right there for the next couple of days. Also comet Lovejoy is another great binocular view between Leo's head and the bottom of Big Dipper's pot. 

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Posted 26 November 2013 - 05:47 PM

Wow!  That is an incredible picture!


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