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Comet Lovejoy and Pleiades, 


            José J. Chambó

Comet Lovejoy and Pleiades

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Canon EFS 18-135 IS STM

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 100D


Guiding telescope or lens:Bresser Skylux 70/700

Guiding camera:Meade DSI

Software:Jasc Software Paintshop ProPixInsight LEPHD guidingCartes du CielDeepSkyStacker

Resolution: 1200x799

Dates:Jan. 17, 2015

Frames: 4x300"

Integration: 0.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.15 days

Avg. Moon phase: 12.38%

Locations: Los Giles - Olba, Teruel (Spain), Olba, Teruel, Spain


Comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) on January 17, 2015 approaching to 8 deg. from Pleiades star cluster (M 45). Still shining at its maximun around 4th magnitude, its ionic tail with more than 11 deg. long extends beyond the field limits of this image.

Posted in my Blog 



José J. Chambó
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Comet Lovejoy and Pleiades, 


            José J. Chambó

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