Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ophiuchus (Oph)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
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C/2013 R1 Lovejoy (Feb.2,2014), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
C/2013 R1 Lovejoy (Feb.2,2014)
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C/2013 R1 Lovejoy (Feb.2,2014), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
C/2013 R1 Lovejoy (Feb.2,2014)
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Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO Newton 8" f/4

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 350D / Digital Rebel XT

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:Feb. 2, 2014

Frames: 8x120" (16')

Integration: 16'

Avg. Moon age: 2.96 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.62%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4344888

RA center: 18h 11' 48"

DEC center: +7° 43' 40"

Pixel scale: 5.225 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 6.799 degrees

Field radius: 1.046 degrees


Resolution: 1200x798

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

Data source: Unknown

Description

The comet C/2013 R1 Lovejoy on February 2, 2014. Compared with last month image, its brightness has dropped until 7.5 magnitude. Moreover of the apparent coma size reduction until 4' diameter, in the image also has lost its gas tail meanwhile the dust tail is more faint and its long has been reduced until 20'.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es

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C/2013 R1 Lovejoy (Feb.2,2014), 



    
        

            José J. Chambó