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Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy (Jul.18,2015), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy (Jul.18,2015)

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy (Jul.18,2015), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy (Jul.18,2015)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO Newton 8" f/4

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 100D

Mounts: LXD75

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Bresser Skylux 70/700

Guiding cameras: Meade DSI

Software: PHD guiding  ·  DeepSkyStacker  ·  Jasc Software Paintshop Pro  ·  PixInsight LE  ·  Cartes du Ciel  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool

Accessory: Teleskop-Service Coma Corrector


Dates:July 18, 2015

Frames: 8x120" (16')

Integration: 16'

Avg. Moon age: 2.30 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.85%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3958925


Resolution: 1200x801

Locations: Hoya Redonda - Valencia (Spain), Enguera, Valencia, Spain

Data source: Unknown

Description

Comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) imaged on July 18, 2015 when it was as far as 2.7 A.U. from the Sun and Earth but keeping its brightness relatively high as yet around 9.5 magnitude. In the image shows a coma with a diameter of 7' and a tail of 15' long

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es

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Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy (Jul.18,2015), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó