Nick Howes

@NickAstronomer

Astronomy Consultant, Science Writer for ESA,FRAS,@faulkestel Program Manager, Visiting Lecturer UCGLAM, R&D Tester,Used to work with Ultravox.

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Icehunters are getting the KBO's we at are nailing the comets and NEO/Main belt new comet 2day

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This one is faint...really faint,Single 20 minute sub on Abell39 Planetary Nebula - OIII filter/CS5 coloured

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SN2011DH taken with NB filters - HA/OIII ATik 4000CCD crop - V band filter on diff run at Mag 13.6

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When is a comet...not a comet - Mag 21.5 object - 2011 MM4 : North 21x60s SDSS R'band 7 x60s V band

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Presenting the snappily named mag 18 BZ57727 a new NEO detected June 29th and confirmed today by

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Another image from June 25th - Lumenera Skynyx 2-1m, no feather on spicules/surface this time - Solar H-Alpha PST80

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Coronado PST80 at F25 - Solar H-Alpha image June 25th 2011 - Lumenera Skynyx 2-1m CCD/Registax 6/CS5 mono process

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Shockwave Animation of 2011MD moving through the sky
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Shockwave Animation of 2011MD moving through the sky

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Want to see the orbit of the new minor planet we picked up on June 10th? Here she is courtesy of a good mate!

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Animation crop of the new minor planet detected during run on yesterday. MPC submission sent

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Supernova SN2011DH on two dates in June, showing change from Magnitude 14 to approx Mag 12.4

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"Two SN's in one day...tum tee tum tee tum" - Sounds like a song by my fave band

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Bullseye - M51 supernova satellite...

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Crikey it's busy up near M51.. This is 20 mins of subframes, stacked to show the satellites

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Messier 51 image showing the region where the supernova is - ED80/Atik 314L CCD Taken a few years ago from home

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To give you some idea of the scale I am imaging at...here's the full frame (subframe) - Messier 51/Atik 4000CCD/300s subs/CLS filter

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Messier 51 live from the coalface (subframe) - Inset is image I took a few years back = TMB105 F6.2/Atik 4000CCD

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