Wednesday, December 31, 2014

A Comet for the Merry Season

Comet Lovejoy (C/2014 Q2) is high in the north-east for southern hemisphere observers.

This 2.8° wide image was taken from the suburbs of Adelaide 23/12/2014 UT13:00 
Pentax kx, 30 sec guided, f4.0, iso800 cropped from 10° wide image with telephoto zoom 133mm. Post processing applied. (North-> left, east-> down. constellation Puppis)

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