Comet C/2017 O1 (ASASSN1)- motion video   Here is a video created with the (40) 90 second images stacked into the image shown in the previous post.  The comet was moving at 2.8 arc sec/min as it passes its closest … Continue reading

C/2017 O1 (ASASSN1) Comet C/2017 O1 (ASASSN1)  reached perihelion on October 14th, and be closest to Earth on October 18th (today), at a distance of about 75 million miles.  The image above was captured and measured on October 17th, and … Continue reading

New Comet!- Comet C/2017 O1   A new comet has been discovered on images captured on July 19th by the All Sky Automated Survey for SuperNovae.  The comet designated C/2017 O1 by the MPC, will grace our skies this fall.  It … Continue reading

Comet 88P/Howell I imaged Comet P88/Howell in September. It is located in the constellation of Aries. The comet was a bit fainter than the 11.2 magnitude estimated by my Skytools software. You can see the faint tail extending out past … Continue reading