Comet Lovejoy | Russell Milton

Photographer
Russell Milton
Email
re.milton@frontier.com
Location of photo
Near Coos Bay, OR 124°4'54"W 43°28'13"N
Date/Time of photo
November 29, 2013 @ 3:42 AM PST
Equipment
Pentax 200 mm f/4.0 lens on Sony NEX-5N digital camera riding piggyback on C-11 on Losmandy G-11, stack from 21 individual frames, with 10 each flats, darks , bias
Description
Head and inner tail of Comet Lovejoy (C/2013 R1) showing streamers in tail as well as diagonal banding (upper left) from unknown cause, perhaps rotation of comet's nucleus
Website
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