Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Perseus (Per)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
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C/2014 Q2 (Comet Lovejoy), 



    
        

            Stan McQueen
C/2014 Q2 (Comet Lovejoy)
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C/2014 Q2 (Comet Lovejoy)

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C/2014 Q2 (Comet Lovejoy), 



    
        

            Stan McQueen
C/2014 Q2 (Comet Lovejoy)
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C/2014 Q2 (Comet Lovejoy)

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics FLT 110

Imaging cameras: QHY8 - 6.0 Megapixel One Shot Color CCD QHY8

Mounts: CGEM

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion ShortTube 80 f/5

Focal reducers: William Optics Field Flattener 68

Software: Photoshop CS5  ·  ACP Observatory Control Software  ·  MaxIm DL 5

Accessory: Starlight Instruments Feathertouch focuser  ·  RIGELSYS USB-nSTEP Focuser


Date: Feb. 23, 2015

Frames: 18

Focal length: 770


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3402822

RA center: 01h36m26s

DEC center: +52°5454

Pixel scale: 2.085 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 177.028 degrees

Field radius: 0.897 degrees


Resolution: 2527x1794

Locations: Cascade Mountain Observatory, Orem, Utah, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Comet Lovejoy taken from Cascade Mountain Observatory (AKA my backyard)

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C/2014 Q2 (Comet Lovejoy), 



    
        

            Stan McQueen