Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Andromeda (And)  ·  Contains:  The star 60And  ·  The star Almach (γ1And)  ·  The star γ2And
Comet Lovejoy:  05 FEB 15, 



    
        

            Jan Curtis
Comet Lovejoy:  05 FEB 15
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Comet Lovejoy: 05 FEB 15

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Nikon NIKKOR 180 F2,8 AIS ED
Imaging Cameras
Nikon d7100
Mounts
ORION Sirius EQ-G
Software
Noel Carboni's Astro Tools for PhotoShop Noel Carboni Actions · Photoshop CS 6 Adobe · PIXINSIGHT PixInsinght 1.8 RC7
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Nikon NIKKOR 180 F2,8 AIS ED

Acquisition details

Dates:
Feb. 5, 2015
Frames:
6x120" (12') ISO2000
Integration:
12'
Avg. Moon age:
16.13 days
Avg. Moon phase:
97.90%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
4.00
Temperature:
7.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 532295

RA center: 02h08m24s.10

DEC center: +43°2728

Orientation: -89.789 degrees

Field radius: 3.590 degrees

Resolution: 620x414

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

Description

Taken shortly before moonrise as skies cleared.

Taken at f/4.0. Enlarge to appreciate detailed outer coma- inner tail structure.

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