A rare visitor to the inner Solar System.
A Comet in Octans Exposure: 12 Minutes Field of View: 19.4 x 19.4 arcmin Image date: 2021-06-12 It’s not often … More
A non-telescopic image, with camera piggy-backed on telescope. At a reported magnitude 9, Comet 2016 M1 – in the Sagittarius region … More
2017-05-25: Comet C2015/V2 (Johnson) – the fuzzy object lower right of centre – rising through the light pollution of Campbelltown … More
C/2013 X1 passed Earth at abour 0.6AU distance this month and was reportedly brighter than mag. 7.0, so I decided … More
These were my first tentative steps into the Solar System with my astrophotography. I was using a Canon 300D back … More
A night out in the field with some photos to prove it!
The Small Magellanic Cloud, a small satellite galaxy to our own Milky Way galaxy, in the far southern constellation of … More
Comet C/2014 Q1 (Panstarrs) was just a little higher in the sky tonight but it was still lower and dimmer … More
I like to look for bright comets with my DSLR mounted on a tripod. It’s a simple approach and it’s … More
A visitor to the Solar System – Comet C2015 G2 (Master). It was at about sixth magnitude in the constellation of … More
The evening before I took the telescopic image of Comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy), > posted here < I was busy on … More
It was a short night observing with the Society at Stargard on 17th January, due to the late sunset. Most … More
I was out at our dark sky site with good friends from Macarthur Astronomical Society, testing my LX-90 in polar … More
I haven’t done a lot of astro-photography lately for several reasons. One of them being my attempts to convert the … More
This beautiful and bright comet was visible early in 2013: All images © R.Powell