Comet 2014Q2 Lovejoy on Jan 11, 2015


Date & Time: Jan 11 2015, from 23:57 to 24:12 JST(+0900)
Composed 8 shots with 2min. exposed
Optical: Meade 25cm(10") Schmidt-Cassegrain with a conversion lens (f=1600mm, F6.3)
with BaaderPlanetarium Moon&Skyglow filter
Auto-guided with Meade LX200 Equatorial & Pictor 201XT
Digital Camera: Canon EOS 600D (Remodeled)
Location: Ooizumi, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.

Camera Settings: Recording format...14bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(5184×3456)
Sensitivity...ISO3200





Date & Time: Jan 11 2015, from 23:58 to 24:13 JST(+0900)
Composed 8 shots with 2min. exposed
Optical: TAKAHASHI 16cm(6.3") epsilon (f=530mm, F3.3)
with IDAS LPS-P2-FF Light-pollution suppression filter
Auto-guided with TAKAHASHI JP Equatorial
Digital Camera: Canon EOS 550D (Remodeled)
Location: Ooizumi, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.

Camera Settings: Recording format...14bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(5184×3456)
Sensitivity...ISO1600




This page shows images of the comet 2014Q2 Lovejoy brightened up to 4th magnitude in south part of Taurus. The weather was improved after the last quarter of moon rose, I could not take dimmed structures of the ion tail. But you can appreciate several stripes are stretched from the greenish coma.
  The 1st image has been cropped with an equivalent f=1800mm. (View angle: 0.47×0.70°)
  The 2nd image has been cropped with an equivalent f=600mm. (View angle: 1.42×2.12°)





2014Q2 Lovejoy on Jan 17, 2015

2014Q2 Lovejoy on Jan 10, 2015


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