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Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Planewave 20 CDK

Imaging cameras: FLI Proline 6303E

Mounts: Planewave Instruments Planewave Ascension 200HR

Software: Jasc Software Paintshop Pro  ·  PixInsight LE  ·  Cartes du Ciel  ·  MaximDL5


Dates:Dec. 13, 2014

Frames: 1x120" (2')

Integration: 2'

Avg. Moon age: 21.23 days

Avg. Moon phase: 59.75%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4204735


Resolution: 1200x960

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

Data source: Unknown

Description

Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy imaged on December 13, 2014 from Siding Spring (Australia). Near the 6th magnitude now is visible at naked eye from Southern Sky, in this image shows a big greenish coma composed by carbon dioxid with 17' diameter, and a structured ionic tail toward northwest . Beneath, the lenticular galaxy NGC 2310.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es

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Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó