Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Triangulum (Tri)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
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Comet Lovejoy (Jan.25,2015), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

Comet Lovejoy (Jan.25,2015)

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
Comet Lovejoy (Jan.25,2015), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

Comet Lovejoy (Jan.25,2015)

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
FSQ-106ED
Imaging Cameras
STL-11000M
Mounts
Paramount PME
Software
Jasc Software Paintshop Pro · PixInsight LE · Cartes du Ciel · MaximDL5

Acquisition details

Dates:
Jan. 25, 2015
Frames:
2x300" (10')
Integration:
10'
Avg. Moon age:
5.58 days
Avg. Moon phase:
31.33%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4184375

RA center: 02h48m32s.6

DEC center: +32°2219

Pixel scale: 8.755 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 177.427 degrees

Field radius: 2.395 degrees

Resolution: 1800x800

Locations: Mayhill - New Mexico (USA), Mayhill, New Mexico, United States

Data source: Unknown

Description

Comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) imaged on January 25, 2015 into a field of 4.5 deg lenght and 2 deg width. The tail still showing structures in spite of seems less active than previous days. Under comet head there is a cluster of small galaxies, being the brightest NGC 1060.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es

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Comet Lovejoy (Jan.25,2015), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó