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Comet Lovejoy (c/2014 Q2):  Lovejoy vs. moonlight - Lovejoy WINS!, 



    
        

            Jan Curtis
Comet Lovejoy (c/2014 Q2):  Lovejoy vs. moonlight - Lovejoy WINS!
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Comet Lovejoy (c/2014 Q2): Lovejoy vs. moonlight - Lovejoy WINS!

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Nikon NIKKOR 180 F2,8 AIS ED
Imaging Cameras
Nikon d7100
Mounts
ORION Sirius EQ-G
Software
Photoshop CS 6 Adobe · PIXINSIGHT PixInsinght 1.8 RC7
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Nikon NIKKOR 180 F2,8 AIS ED

Acquisition details

Dates:
Jan. 25, 2015
Frames:
15x90" (22' 30") ISO2000
Integration:
22' 30"
Avg. Moon age:
5.58 days
Avg. Moon phase:
31.33%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
3.00
Temperature:
3.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 515605

RA center: 02h46m04s.8

DEC center: +33°3632

Pixel scale: 4.466 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -178.978 degrees

Field radius: 2.898 degrees

Resolution: 620x380

Locations: Eldorado (6767' elev), @ Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States

Description

Lovejoy was barely visible naked eye directly overhead. Tomorrow the moon should win.

Taken ~7:05PM MST @ f/4.5. Enlarge to better appreciate detail.

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Comet Lovejoy (c/2014 Q2):  Lovejoy vs. moonlight - Lovejoy WINS!, 



    
        

            Jan Curtis

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