Date Time: January 14, 2018 2100-2230hrs
Weather: Partly cloudy to mostly clear, bitterly cold, some breezyness to no wind, -12C with reported windchill of -20C.
Equipment: Canadian Telescopes 80 ED/APO on Vixen mount, Canon Rebel Xsi attached to telescope at prime focus.
Objective: To image Comet C/2016 R2 Panstarrs which was reported to be NW of Taurus on this evening.
- Took many images of sky to the NW of Taurus. After reviewing over-exposed images of this area, may have found the comet...but its very faint. It does look blue to me though.
- Imaged Betelgeus.
- Imaged M45.
- Imaged M1.
- One shooting star was seen, possibly an Ursid. No satellites were seen.