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Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks tonight (Original Post) Mousetoescamper Apr 2024 OP
Great catch, my dear Mousetoescamper! CaliforniaPeggy Apr 2024 #1
Thanks! Mousetoescamper Apr 2024 #5
Nice. byronius Apr 2024 #2
Thanks! Mousetoescamper Apr 2024 #6
Beautiful! Marcuse Apr 2024 #3
Thanks! Mousetoescamper Apr 2024 #7
Thanks Easterncedar Apr 2024 #4
You're welcome! Mousetoescamper Apr 2024 #8


(150,667 posts)
1. Great catch, my dear Mousetoescamper!
Sun Apr 7, 2024, 11:54 PM
Apr 2024

I see, in the second photo, the comet and also Orion's Belt!

Beautifully caught.

And now, off to the Greatest Page!


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5. Thanks!
Mon Apr 8, 2024, 09:06 AM
Apr 2024

Orion's Belt is out of the frame in the shots above, but the constellation's in this shot which was taken one minute later. The comet appears as three dots due to a longer exposure. The photos above are at 1/10 second; this one is a 1.3 second exposure. The familiar constellation Taurus is also in the shot. The bull's "horns" are the "V" shape above and to the right of the comet.

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