Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Aries (Ari)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
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Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy (Jan.23,2015), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy (Jan.23,2015)

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy (Jan.23,2015), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy (Jan.23,2015)

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Canon EFS 18-135 IS STM
Imaging Cameras
Canon EOS 100D
Mounts
LXD75
Software
DeepSkyStacker · PHD guiding · PixInsight LE · Cartes du Ciel
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Bresser Skylux 70/700
Guiding Cameras
Meade DSI

Acquisition details

Dates:
Jan. 23, 2015
Frames:
6x300" (30')
Integration:
30'
Avg. Moon age:
3.37 days
Avg. Moon phase:
12.29%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4184378

RA center: 03h08m20s.6

DEC center: +30°4601

Pixel scale: 34.271 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 223.141 degrees

Field radius: 6.865 degrees

Resolution: 1200x800

Locations: Vallés - Valencia (Spain), Vallés, Valencia, Spain

Data source: Unknown

Description

Comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) imaged on January 23, 2015 from my backyard, at that time showed a long tail of more than 9 deg longitude. At top right is the reflection nebula NGC 1333.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es

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Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy (Jan.23,2015), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó