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    Default C/2015 v2 Johnson and Fireworks galaxy



    Hi!

    I finally caught the color with QHY168C :-)
    First clear night without the moon but only 2h of darkness here... But it was enough for comet and fireworks galaxy.

    C/2015 v2 Johnson
    10x120s at gain 10 offset 4

    C2015v2Johnson_S.jpg

    NGC6946
    40x180s at gain 10 offset 4

    Fireworks_VS.jpg

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    Default Re: C/2015 v2 Johnson and Fireworks galaxy

    Both pictures are good. I am really impressed with your comet image. I tried comet Johnson a few days ago, but it came out terrible.
    Maybe I should try again.
    Nicely done Tomek
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    Default Re: C/2015 v2 Johnson and Fireworks galaxy

    Very nice, Tomek! Looks like you've got supernova SN2017eaw in the NGC 6946 image!

    http://www.skyandtelescope.com/astro...laxy-ngc-6946/
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    Default Re: C/2015 v2 Johnson and Fireworks galaxy

    Excellent images

    Thanks for posting
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    Default Re: C/2015 v2 Johnson and Fireworks galaxy

    I agree with Bryan. Looks like you caught the Supernova
    Fireworks Galaxy sets off its 10th supernova in a century | Astronomy.com
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    Default Re: C/2015 v2 Johnson and Fireworks galaxy

    Wow, your image makes the SN so nice and clear -- great job, Tomek!
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    Default Re: C/2015 v2 Johnson and Fireworks galaxy

    Both great images Tomek!
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    Default Re: C/2015 v2 Johnson and Fireworks galaxy

    Both image are detailed image...very nice
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    Default Re: C/2015 v2 Johnson and Fireworks galaxy

    That's a very good capture of the comet! Excellent.

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    I like both the images!

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