20151208, comet C/2013 US10 (Catalina)

Accidently woke up early, took a shower and looking at my alarmclock realized it was only 3.30 a.m.  The skies were clear so I decided to head out to my observing site and have a go at comet Catalina. The comet was clearly visible with 8.5×42 binoculairs.

20151208, 0432UT - Comet C/2013US10 (Catalina) Sigma 50mm, F1.8, 25x4s, ISO2000

20151208, 0432UT – Comet C/2013US10 (Catalina), Canon EOS 60D,  Sigma 50mm, F1.8, 25x4s (no guiding) ISO2000.

2015-12-04, C/2014 S2 (PanSTARRS)

Comet C/2014 S2 (PanSTARRS) is still visible in the northern hemisphere. Despite the stormy conditions I managed to take a number of 1 minute unguided shots with the William Optics Star 71 pggybacked on the observatories’ AP 1100GTO.

William Optics Star71, f=348mm, Canon EOS 60D, 19x1min, ISO800.

William Optics Star71, f=348mm, Canon EOS 60D, 19x1min, ISO800.