Comet Lovejoy of 2014

by User 1
(uploaded December 28, 2014)

C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) is visible through light haze on its way north at magnitude 6. This comet makes its appearance almost exactly one year after another, similarly bright C/2013 R1 (Lovejoy) passed by.

Comet Lovejoy of 2014
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Time Taken:December 19, 2014, 01:25 am (UTC)
Location:Santa Barbara, CA
Telescope:ES ED80-CF
Camera:Canon EOS Rebel T4i
Mount:iOptron ZEQ25GT
Filters:Astro Tech 2" Field Flattener
Field Center:6h26m54.57s, -36°49'56.28"
Field Size:1.54217° × 1.02962°
Field Rotation:up is 342.779° E of N
Total Integration:930 seconds
# of Frames:31 subs
ISO Speed:1600
Aperture:0.08 meters
Focal Ratio:6
Is Cropped:Yes
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