Choosing A Telescope
Telescope Aperture Considerations
Introduction to Planetary Sketching
Refractor Dobsonian Style Mounts
The Bonds: Pioneers of American Astronomy
Saturn's Encke Minima and Encke Division
Nature and Travel Photography
Recommended Astronomy Books
Comet Bradfield, November 23, 1987
Comet Bradfield November 23, 1987, 0:00 - 0:40 UT, seeing 5, transparency 5.4. Field of view: 1 degree.
Astro-Physics 6" f/9 refractor on Astro-Physics 706 mount. Magnification 69x.
Very large coma, with a distinct long tail. Stellar pseudo-nucleus.
On April 30th 2004 I observed another comet discovered by William A. Bradfield,
Comet Bradfield C/2004 F4.