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Comet Lovejoy C/2014 Q2 - Reprocessed, 


            Gabriel R. Santos...

Comet Lovejoy C/2014 Q2 - Reprocessed

Technical card

Resolution: 1800x1200

Dates:Jan. 18, 2015

Frames: 12x120"

Integration: 0.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.22 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.92%

Locations: Sítio, Cristina, MG, Brazil


Exactly 2 years ago, Jan 18th 2015, this image has been shot. Here is my newest reprocessment, result of sevetal cloudy nights. I tried to go for a more natural look, and stretched a bit less. Did it improve? You can check the 1st version in my gallery, here:

*Please check the full image 1800px - resized from original)*

Constructive criticism, comments and suggestions are more than welcome in the comments section. Thank's for taking your time to look at this image.

Taken from Rural Skies (Bortle 3-4; NELM ~6.2; SQM ~21.5*calculated), from Cristina, MG, Brazil (22ºS latitude).

Date and Time: January 18th, 2016, at 20:00h (UTC-3, start of capture)
Camera: Unmodded Canon T4i/650D, at ISO 1600
Lens: Tamrom 70-200mm f/2.8, operated at 200mm, f/3.2
Mount: Sky-Watcher HEQ5, tracking, unguided
Exposure Detail: 12x120s (24min)



Gabriel R. Santos...
License: None (All rights reserved)


Comet Lovejoy C/2014 Q2 - Reprocessed, 


            Gabriel R. Santos...