C/2006 W3 (Christensen)


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B/W image with 3 minutes exposure time:

C/2006 W3 (Christensen) © by Bernhard Häusler, Germany

© 2008-12-07 by Bernhard Haeusler, Maidbronn, Germany   Moon Phase: 70%, Magnitude limit: ~ 20 mag

Comet:  3 min. exposure, 2008-12-07 UT 20:09, 12" SCT f-6.2 + CCD ST10XME   The documentation of the photometry  
Stars:    120 min. exposure


image centered on the comet::

C/2006 W3 (Christensen) © by Bernhard Häusler, Germany

© 2008-12-07 by Bernhard Haeusler, Maidbronn, Germany    Moon Phase: 70%

40 x 3 min. exposure, 2008-12-07 UT 18:26 to UT 20:30, 12" SCT f-6.2 + CCD ST10XME


... to work out the central condensation and the realistic shapes of coma and tail, I tried out a self made histogram:

C/2006 W3 (Christensen) © by Bernhard Häusler, Germany

© 2008-11-30 by Bernhard Haeusler, Maidbronn, Germany   Moon Phase: 70%   Histogram: User defined

40 x 3 min. exposure, 2008-12-07 UT 18:26 to UT 20:30, 12" SCT f-6.2 + CCD ST10XME


The Spanish comet photographer Gustavo Muler produced the following image processing with logaritmic scaling of Astroart

© 2008-12-14 by Gustavo Muler, Spain

© 2008-12-14 by Gustavo Javier Muler Schteinman, Spain
special thanks to Gustavo!

The documentation of the photometry

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