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Color in Comet Tuttle?

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  • kentblackwell
    My images of Comet Tuttle show it as emeral green. Has anyone noticed a color? I haven t observed it in dark skies since the comet has brightenend. I may go to
    Message 1 of 3 , Jan 1, 2008
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      My images of Comet Tuttle show it as emeral green. Has anyone noticed a
      color? I haven't observed it in dark skies since the comet has
      brightenend. I may go to Coinjock tonight; that is if I can "get over"
      a rather rough New Year's Eve!!

      Kent
    • Gregory Nottingham
      Kent, Happy New Year. I have seen various posts by several people on different sites commenting on and showing photos of the green color: cyanogen? Greg
      Message 2 of 3 , Jan 1, 2008
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        Kent,
          Happy New Year.  I have seen various posts by several people on different sites commenting on and showing photos of the green color: cyanogen?

        Greg
        On Jan 1, 2008, at 14:25, kentblackwell wrote:

        My images of Comet Tuttle show it as emeral green. Has anyone noticed a 
        color? I haven't observed it in dark skies since the comet has 
        brightenend. I may go to Coinjock tonight; that is if I can "get over" 
        a rather rough New Year's Eve!!

        Kent


      • Gregory Nottingham
        P.S. I have also seen references to diatomic carbon.
        Message 3 of 3 , Jan 1, 2008
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          P.S.   I have also seen references to diatomic carbon.   
          On Jan 1, 2008, at 14:35, Gregory Nottingham wrote:

          Kent,

            Happy New Year.  I have seen various posts by several people on different sites commenting on and showing photos of the green color: cyanogen?

          Greg
          On Jan 1, 2008, at 14:25, kentblackwell wrote:

          My images of Comet Tuttle show it as emeral green. Has anyone noticed a 
          color? I haven't observed it in dark skies since the comet has 
          brightenend. I may go to Coinjock tonight; that is if I can "get over" 
          a rather rough New Year's Eve!!

          Kent




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