C/2006 M4 SWAN

Gallery and Resources

Photos taken from my home in Drake, Colorado
40° 28.17' N  105° 19.824' W - 7014' Elevation

Equipment: Canon EOS 300D, 50mm f/1.8, 18mm-55mm f/3.5, Barndoor Tracker
Processing Software: Jasc Paint Shop Pro, RegiStax, Adobe Photoshop Elements



Comet C/2006 M4 SWAN on October 24th, 2006

Comet C/2006 M4 SWAN as seen from Storm Mountain on October 24th, 2006


Comet C/2006 M4 SWAN October Finder Map

Sky map showing path of Comet C/2006 M4 SWAN - Oct 10th - Oct 31st, 2006
Map generated with Starry Night Software®


C/2006 M4 SWAN Photos

All Photos ©2006 Darrell E. Spangler unless otherwise noted.

Below are photographs of Comet C/2006 M4 SWAN which became visible in Northern Colorado during October of 2006... Photos will be added to this page through the duration of Comet's visit...  Most recent images are at the top of the page... 

(Click on images for full size view)

October 28th,2006

 
Comet Swan and Constelation of Hercules

October 26th, 2006

 

October 24th, 2006

 
C/2006 M4 Swan on October 24th, 2006

October 22nd, 2006

 
Comet C/2006 M4 (SWAN) on October 22nd, 2006 Comet C/2006 M4 (SWAN) on October 22nd, 2006

October 13th, 2006

 
C/2006 M4 Swan setting over Storm Mountain on October 13th, 2006 C/2006 M4 SWAN on Friday the 13th, October, 2006

October 12th, 2006

 
Comet C/2006 M4 SWAN on October 12th, 2006 Aircraft and Comet SWAN on October 12th, 2006

October 11th, 2006

 
C/2006 M4 SWAN on October 12th, 2006 C/2006 M4 Swan on October 12th, 2006

Photographers

Equipment Used

Photographer Darrell Spangler and his photo buddy Deuce

Canon EOS 300D on barndoor tracker


C/2006 M4 SWAN Video

   

Informational Links

SpaceWeather.com Comet SWAN Gallery

Gary R. Kronk's Cometography C/2006 M4 (Swan)

C/2006 M4 SWAN Ephemeris


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More of my astro-photos, as well as scenery photographs I have taken, may be found at
these other sites featuring my photography:

Darrell E. Spangler.com

Spacew.com - My Gallery


For information regarding use and/or licensing of photos
displayed on this page, please contact:

Darrell E. Spangler
P O Box 22
Glen Haven, CO  80532