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Comet Lovejoy (c/2014 Q2), 


            Michael J. Mangieri
Comet Lovejoy (c/2014 Q2)
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Comet Lovejoy (c/2014 Q2)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Starizona Hyperstar lll lens

Imaging cameras: Canon 50d

Mounts: Celestron CGEM DX Hypertuned

Focal reducers: Starizona HyperStar 3

Software: Corel Paintshop Pro  ·  Stark Labs Nebulosity 3.1.8  ·  PixInsight

Filters: Orion SkyGlow Imaging Filter

Dates:Feb. 13, 2015

Frames:Orion SkyGlow Imaging Filter: 80x30" ISO800

Integration: 0.7 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 23.47 days

Avg. Moon phase: 36.10%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Mean SQM: 19.82

Temperature: -6.00 job: 3755695

RA center: 1h 50' 20"

DEC center: +48° 17' 13"

Pixel scale: 1.731 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 267.378 degrees

Field radius: 1.325 degrees

Resolution: 4595x3040

Locations: Mikey's Place, Reisterstown, Maryland, United States


Comet Lovejoy - fading but still going strong.



Michael J. Mangieri
License: None (All rights reserved)

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Comet Lovejoy (c/2014 Q2), 


            Michael J. Mangieri