Daily Archives: January 14, 2015

Comet Jacques and the Heart


C/2014 E2 (Jacques), provisionally designated as S002692, is a long-period comet discovered by the Brazilian astronomers Cristóvão Jacques Lage de Faria, Eduardo Pimentel and João Ribeiro de Barros on the night of 13 March 2014. It was the second comet discovered by the SONEAR Observatory team after comet C/2014 A4.

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TEC-140
Imaging cameras: Canon 1100D (T3) Modded Full Spectrum
Mounts: Track The Stars TTS 160 Panther
Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight, cyanogen MAXIM DL
Filters: Astronomik Clip CLS
Resolution: 1200×799
Dates: Aug. 23, 2014
Frames: 5×120″
Integration: 0.2 hours
Avg. Moon age: 27.20 days
Avg. Moon phase: 6.01%
Author: Niels Haagh