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Latest Observations
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152P/Helin-Lawrence

11" SCT f/6.4 and STF-8300M CCD Camera
1 points

Comet 152P/Helin-Lawrence now has a very faint slim 0.012 degree long tail pointing WNW of the coma which isn't bad for such a faint comet. In these images the comet is only magnitude 19.3 and is 288 million miles from Earth. 152P will reach perihelion in its 9.48 year orbit in January 2022 but it won't brighten to magnitude 16 until the summer of 2022.

M19

Orion 10XTi
20 points

Appeared as a faint, gray area. Power was out around me making it possible to find.

Using Sony a500 SLR from my back garden

Milky Way

Celestron SkyMaster 15x70 Binoculars
100 points

My first time seeing the milky way. Amazing!

NGC1023

Pentax PF-80ED scope
10 points

Was in the area to look at carbon star UY And and noticed this galaxy - a fairly bright one. Shape evident even at 60x.

Latest Comet

C/2024 L1 (PANSTARRS)

Magnitude:
20.97, Peak: 20.66
Constellation
None
Closest Approach
May 2, 1987

Brightest Comets

A/2018 V3 ( K1913 359.8): -314.77
A/2018 V3 ( K1924 359.9): -314.77
A/2018 V3 ( K193B 359.9): -314.77
A/2018 V3 ( K1939 359.9): -314.77
A/2018 V3 ( K18C7 359.8): -314.77

Brightest Supernova

2016gxp

Last Observed Magnitude:
16.5 (Oct. 10, 2016 )
Galaxy:
NGC51
Type:
Ia
Recently observed supernovae

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