Comet 154P/Brewington on November 30 2013

Comet 154P/Brewington, captured using the 430mm f6.8 astrograph of the iTelescope facility in Siding Springs. The comet is currently in pegasus, about 241 million km from the Sun and 175 million km from Earth. Further resources 154P/Brewington current position 154P/Brewington ephemerides

New print friendly option added to sky charts

It is now possible to switch between the “standard view” and a “print friendly view” of the sky charts. In the print friendly view, many of the interactive controls are hidden and layout is redistributed in order to leave more space to the chart. Switch between the two views using the links at bottom-right of…

Comet ISON (C/2012 S1) on Saturday November 2 2013 at 12:20 UTC

Comet ISON (C/2012 S1) on Saturday November 2 2013 at 12:20 UTC. Right Ascension: 11h 14m 57s Declination: +06° 01’ 34” (J2000). Distance from the Sun: 143.59 million kms; distance from Earth: 177.77 million kms. Magnitude: 8.23 Constellation: Leo. 5 minutes luminance exposure taken with the 430mm f/6.8 astrograph of the iTelescope facility in New Mexico.  Comet ISON…

Comet ISON is just crossing Earth’s orbit

Comet ISON is just crossing Earth’s orbit. Comet ISON (C/2012 S1) on Friday November 1st 2013 at 12:00 UTC. Right Ascension: 11h 14m 57s Declination: +06° 01’ 34” (J2000). Distance from the Sun: 147.31 million kms; Distance from Earth: 181.94 million kms. Magnitude: 8.37 Constellation: Leo. This image is a 5 minutes luminance exposure taken…

Comet ISON (C/2012 S1) – Thursday 31 October 2013

Comet ISON (C/2012 S1) – Thursday 31 October 2013, 12:11 UTC. Right Ascension: 11h 09m 57s Declination: +06° 40’ 28” (J2000). Distance from Sun: 150.90 Million Km Distance from Earth: 186.07 Million Km. Magnitude: 8.50 Constellation: Leo ISON is currently crossing Earth’s orbit. Data: theskylive.com/ison-tracker