Comets

(For Halley's Comet, click here)

Comet McNaught | 2007


Two snapshots of 2007's remarkable Comet McNaught.



Comet C/2013 US10 Catalina | 2015

Comet C/2013 US10 Catalina imaged in the constellation Phoenix, 21 July 2015.


The comet imaged on 9 August 2015, brightening, and moving through Pavo. See the Time Lapse section for a short time lapse movie of the comet moving against the background stars.


The comet at 13 September 2015, in star-rich Lupus near the Milky Way.


By 6 October the comet had moved into Centaurus, low in the sky at the onset of darkness, on its way toward perihelion.


Comet 46P/Wirtanen | 2018

Comet 46P/Wirtanen imaged in the constellation Fornax, 13 November 2018.


Comet 46P/Wirtanen imaged in the constellation Eridanus, 7 December 2018.

Click here for a short time lapse movie of the comet moving against the stars.