New Comet Pojmanski C/2006A1 03-05-06 currently visible at 5.5 magnitude due East just before dawn.
1744-06 RS Ophiuchi (NR) Recurrent Nova in Outburst at 5.3 magnitude on 02/16/06The brightest star at the center of this image – Naked Eye at discovery it reached 4.5 magnitude up from 12th magnitude.RS Ophiuchi is in the constellation of Ophiuchus at coordinates RA: 17h 50m 13s, DEC: -06d, 42m, 30s
The arrow points to the new bright type Ia Supernova (SN 2006X) in M100 Spiral Galaxy in Coma Berenices. The Supernova 2006X in this 51-minute exposure taken on 02/12/06 is at 14.5 magnitude, it’s on the rise up from 17th mag at discovery on 02/04/06 and is expected to reach 11.5 magnitude. M100 is a Mag 10.2 Sc type Spiral Galaxy in Coma Berenices. It is approximately 7.5′ x 6.4 arc minutes in size. M100 Galaxy is estimated to be about 110,000 Light years across.M100’s distance is approximately 56 Million Light years away. There are two other galaxies visible in the field of view which are NGC-4322 – bottom and NGC-4328 – right.
I took this image of Comet Bradfield from Dayton-Yellow Springs Road this morning at about 5:40 am. Looking East- Northeast just before sunrise on 4/27/04. Canon 10D Digital Camera ISO 400 with a 20mm lens at F 4.5 for four 30 second exposures.
Comet Linear c/2002 T7 12-27-03
Total Lunar Eclipse 11-08-03
New Jersey Aurora
Sunspot & Flare Activity. Sun & Very Large Sunspots
Mars Opposition 2003. Closest approach in 60,000 years.