Comet Jacques And Nebulae
Taken by Michael Jäger on August 19, 2014 @ Gmünd Austria
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My contribution to this event is from 19. August UT 23.20

It was a night of long car ride, then there were many clouds and ground fog. After 3 hours of waiting, the clouds
has gone

Halpha RGB
Halpha 500 sec 3x3 bin
R 1x400 3x3
G 1x400 3x3
B 3x400 3x3

Esprit 80/400
Moravian G3-11002

Michael Jäger
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Fantastic!
Posted by gwurden 2014-08-21 22:18:20
But isnt that Comet C/2014 E2 Jacques ?
Posted by gwurden 2014-08-21 22:26:23
Michael - Beautiful photo imaging work on your part! What a spectacular capture and contrast of this comet with the Heart Nebula. I posted your image to all my friends in Facebook. I titled it Comet Jacques Goes Right to the Heart. Amazing photo capture by Michael Jager of Gmund Austria.
- Mark Seibold, Artist-Astronomer, Portland/Sandy, Oregon USA
Posted by markseibold 2014-08-22 08:32:26
Dear all

Thank you for your interest in the image.
My contribution to the ongoing discussion. It is okay to discuss whats real sky shots and where the result is artistic.

For me this debate leads on the question of total exposure time. Especially the ion tail changes quickly.
Therefore, I hold exposure times over 20 minutes for problematic
Halpha is no problem. I can see the brightest part of the coma
and tail on this image.

Regards
Michael Jäger

Posted by jeanc567 2014-08-22 13:00:43
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