Comet Hunter Tsutomu Seki's Webpage
The internationally-known comet searcher Tsutomu Seki's webpage.
He is the co-discoverer of the famous sun-grazer Comet Ikeya-Seki and discoverer
of numerous comets and minor planets.
His website includes intriguing diary entries which give an insight into his thoughts
and feelings about his nightly observing sessions at Geisei Observatory and life
devoted to astronomical observation.
Read about Tsutomu Seki in David Levy's "Star Trails",
Sky & Telescope, January 2006 issue
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Shigeki Murakami's Website
Shigeki Murakami is a Japanese comet searcher and the co-discoverer of
Comet Snyder-Murakami and Comet Ikeya-Murakami. His study on the chance
of visual discovery of comets is very informative to visual comet searchers.
Amateur astronomers and astronomy enthusiasts
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Jeremy Perez's website, featuring astronomical sketching which includes
astronomical sketching resources and sketching gallery. It is a treasure-
trove of visual observing resources and extremely interesting for both
novice observers and experienced sketching enthusiasts.
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Eric Jamison's Astronomy and Photography Home Page
Eric Jamison's webiste featuring his articles about telescopes,
telescope aperture considerations, astronomical sketching, the
history of astronomy, and equipment reviews. You will also find
drawings and visual observations he has made of the planets,
deep-sky objects, comets, as well as astrophotographs and
nature photographs he has taken.
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