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Widefield Comet Lovejoy C/2014 Q2, Pleiades, 


Widefield Comet Lovejoy C/2014 Q2, Pleiades

Widefield Comet Lovejoy C/2014 Q2, Pleiades

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Canon 50 f/1.8

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 70D

Software:Adobe Lightroom 4Nik Collection

Resolution: 3212x2174

Dates:Jan. 14, 2015

Frames: 42x3" ISO1600

Integration: 0.0 hours

Darks: ~10

Bias: ~11

Avg. Moon age: 23.17 days

Avg. Moon phase: 39.20% job: 508959

RA center: 54.932 degrees

DEC center: 17.531 degrees

Pixel scale: 16.421 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 134.207 degrees

Field radius: 8.848 degrees

Locations: Home backyard, Buffalo, New York, United States


Cloud cover had been nearly solid at my location for weeks, but the skies cleared this night just long enough for a few unguided camera shots without a telescope before Lovejoy moved behind my neighbor's trees.



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Widefield Comet Lovejoy C/2014 Q2, Pleiades,