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#1 cnoct

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Posted 23 December 2012 - 10:16 AM

With the moon waxing I just had to try for a view of this comet before years end. The atmospheric transparency was pretty poor, thin layer of cirrus clouds, but gave it a try anyway. Here's a short video of Comet C/2012 K5. Take note of how the cirrus clouds affect the image intensifier.

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Posted 23 December 2012 - 05:21 PM

Nice one, couple of UFOs in there too! Have to try for this one, looks like a nice obvious comet.

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 04:41 AM

Nice work - thanks for sharing :grin:

#4 cnoct

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 10:08 AM

I'm glad you guys enjoyed it!

The comet is quite bright at the moment and is expected to brighten a bit more, really easy to find as well. If either of you can capture a video of it with an image intensifier, I'd love to see them.

Take Care

#5 highfnum

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 12:44 PM

where is it right now? plz

#6 PEterW

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 02:01 PM

Going through Ursa major... Zipping right of the dipper.

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 02:27 PM

Very nice video! In October a few of us viewed Comet Hergenrother with my IIE and a 20-in dob. The image of the comet was enhaced by the IIE and an Orion Photographic light pollution filter.

#8 KMM

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 10:53 PM

Hi, Sent you private message regarding PVS-7B/D adapter. Do you have a part number? Pictures? Thanks.

#9 cnoct

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Posted 09 January 2013 - 04:14 AM

Try Aurora Tactical, they used to sell the c-mount adapter for the PVS-7B/D. No part number/numbers.






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