Mar 31, 2015

Confirmation Images of COMET C/2015 F4 (JACQUES) On 2015-03-28

COMET C/2015 F4 (JACQUES) was discovered on 2015 03 21 by C. Jacques, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil at SONEAR Observatory, Oliveira. Also see : MPEC 2015-F159: COMET C/2015 F4 (JACQUES)
COMET C/2015 F4 (JACQUES) 6X60 Luminance bin2 telescope-t30
on 2015-03-28 by Steven M Tilley

Mar 27, 2015

Confirmation Images of COMET P/2015 F1 (PANSTARRS) On 2015-03-22

COMET P/2015 F1 (PANSTARRS) WAS discovered on 2015 03 21 by the PANSTARRS sky survey. While it was on the PCCP Confirmation Page in an effort to help in the confirmation I made follow-up measurements on March 22, 23, and 24 from Siding Spring Observatory, Coonabarabran, NSW, Australia.(MPC Code Q62)

Here is a video of COMET P/2015 F1 (PANSTARRS) 28-60 Second Luminance BIN1 Images, taken with iTelescope Net's Telescope T27 (TEL T27 0.70-m f/6.6 CDK astrograph + CCD) 2015-03-22 16:43 UTC to 17:37 UTC. (C) Steven M. Tilley

other links:
MPEC 2015-F119: COMET P/2015 F1 (PANSTARRS)
Orbital Elements (JPL)