Comet Photos - 2006

Comet Garradd (C/2006 L1)

12/19/06  3:18:42 - 4:18:39 UT

Exposure: 10m (2003 x 3s)  SBIG ST-402ME  21' x 14' field

Meade 10" LX6 SCT f/3.3


Comet SWAN (C/2006 M4)

11/19/06 - 11/20/06  23:54:46 - 0:15:13 UT

Exposure: 4m20s (653 x 4s)  SBIG ST-402ME  21' x 14' field

Meade 10" LX6 SCT f/3.3


Comet SWAN (C/2006 M4)

10/26/06  0:48 - 0:58 UT

Canon Digital Rebel XT 55mm


Comet SWAN (C/2006 M4)

10/25/06  1:55 - 2:00 UT

Canon Digital Rebel XT 55mm


Comet SWAN (C/2006 M4)

10/15/06  0:37:04 - 0:37:34 UT

Exposure: 30s (11 x 30s)  SBIG ST-402ME  21' x 14' field

Meade 10" LX6 SCT f/3.3; Galaxies PGC 50001 center right, PGC 50056 upper left


Comet Barnard (177P)

9/15/06  1:59:05 - 2:46:39 UT

Exposure: 11m (1323 x 5s)  SBIG ST-402ME  21' x 14' field

Meade 10" LX6 SCT f/3.3


Comet Barnard (177P)

8/21/06  2:41:35 - 3:13:46 UT

Exposure: 2m (43 x 30s)  SBIG ST-402ME  21' x 14' field

Meade 10" LX6 SCT f/3.3


Comet Barnard (177P)

7/16/06  3:54:29 - 3:56:01 UT

Exposure: 30s (13 x 30s)  SBIG ST-402ME  21' x 14' field

Meade 10" LX6 SCT f/3.3; (ghost image of SAO 122112 in lower left quadrant of field)


Comet LINEAR (C/2004 B1)

6/27/06  5:16:21 - 5:24:09 UT

Exposure: 91s (133 x 7s)  SBIG ST-402ME  21' x 14' field

Meade 10" LX6 SCT f/3.3; Galaxy KUG 1619+314 in upper right quadrant of field


Comet Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak (41P)

5/23/06  2:39:36 - 2:44:15 UT

Exposure: 30s (13 x 30s)  SBIG ST-402ME  21' x 14' field

Meade 10" LX6 SCT f/3.3


Comet Schwassmann-Wachmann 3 (73P)

4/18/06  4:17:30 - 4:25:57 UT

Exposure: 1m (33 x 20s)  SBIG ST-402ME  21' x 14' field

Meade 10" LX6 SCT f/3.3; Galaxy PGC 54749 is to the right of the comet


Comet Schwassmann-Wachmann 3 (73P)

3/27/06  4:53:49 - 5:21:49 UT

Exposure: 2m (43 x 30s)  SBIG ST-402ME  21' x 14' field

Meade 10" LX6 SCT f/3.3


Comet Pojmanski (C/2006 A1)

3/4/06  ~10:50 UT

Pentax K-1000, Tamron 90 mm lens, Fujicolor 800


Comet Schwassmann-Wachmann 3 (73P)

2/26/06  7:17:52 - 8:08:19 UT

Exposure: 3m (63 x 30s)  SBIG ST-402ME  21' x 14' field

Meade 10" LX6 SCT f/3.3


Comet LINEAR (C/2003 WT42)

1/27/06  1:57:58 - 2:55:32 UT

Exposure: 8m (163 x 30s)  SBIG ST-402ME  21' x 14' field

Meade 10" LX6 SCT f/3.3


2005 and before


All photos created by David Oesper

Unless otherwise noted, all photos are unfiltered CCD images.