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Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy approaching, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy approaching

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Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy approaching, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy approaching

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Planewave 20 CDK

Imaging cameras: FLI PL-09000

Mounts: Planewave Instruments Planewave Ascension 200HR

Software: PixInsight LE  ·  Cartes du Ciel


Dates:Nov. 26, 2014

Frames: 1x300" (5')

Integration: 5'

Avg. Moon age: 4.22 days

Avg. Moon phase: 18.83%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4219590


Resolution: 1200x960

Locations: Siding Spring - NSW (Australia), Siding Spring Observatory, New South Wales, Australia

Data source: Unknown

Description

Image of comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) taken on November 26, 2014. Although be to two months of its perihelion already has increased brightness until 8 magnitude, showing a powerful coma of C2 gas with 10' diameter, and a weak ionic tail barely visible in the image toward northwest.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es

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Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy approaching, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó