Lots Of Comets!
Taken by Fredrik Broms on November 2, 2013 @ Kvaløya, Northern Norway
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Date Taken: 2013:11:03 11:42:18
 
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Finally a night with clear skies here in Northern Norway. While comet ISON is getting all the media-attention, the sky is filled with so many more exciting comets right now and on the night 1-2 Nov I set out to see how many different comets I could catch with a DSLR in just one single night - and no less than 5 comets were visible. While comet ISON is still a real challenge to see visually, Comet C/2013 R1 Lovejoy and 2P/Encke were easily visible in 10x binoculars. Comet C/2012 X1 LINEAR continues its spectacular 17P/Holmes-outburst and 154P/Brewington was only just detectable for me. While I enjoyed the comet feast, pulsating aurorae added to the beauty of the night sky. All photos are taken with Nikon D800 and Nikkor 300mm with 1,7 x converter and are stacks of multiple 20-30 sec exposures.
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Many thanks for your photo. She is the best!
Posted by СимТам 2013-11-04 05:23:58
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