Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)  ·  Contains:  M 103  ·  NGC 457  ·  NGC 581  ·  The star Ruchbah (δCas)  ·  The star φCas  ·  The star χCas
Comet Lovejoy:  15 Mar 15, 



    
        

            Jan Curtis
Comet Lovejoy:  15 Mar 15
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Comet Lovejoy: 15 Mar 15

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Nikon NIKKOR 180 F2,8 AIS ED

Imaging cameras: Nikon d7100

Mounts: ORION Sirius EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Nikon NIKKOR 180 F2,8 AIS ED

Software: Noel Carboni's Astro Tools for PhotoShop Noel Carboni Actions  ·  Photoshop CS 6 Adobe  ·  PIXINSIGHT PixInsinght 1.8 RC7


Dates:March 15, 2015

Frames:
15x60" (15') ISO1250
14x60" (14') ISO2000
7x60" (7') ISO4000

Integration: 36'

Avg. Moon age: 23.97 days

Avg. Moon phase: 31.12%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: 12.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 571521

RA center: 01h25m52s.1

DEC center: +59°5700

Pixel scale: 4.472 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -91.918 degrees

Field radius: 2.259 degrees


Resolution: 620x363

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

Description

Better conditions tonight with Lovejoy's tail appearing brighter and longer than 24 hours earlier.

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Comet Lovejoy:  15 Mar 15, 



    
        

            Jan Curtis

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