Comet Lovejoy | José J. Chambó

Photographer
José J. Chambó
Email
jjchambo@hotmail.com
Location of photo
Valencia, Spain
Date/Time of photo
2014-02-02 @ 04:40 TU
Equipment
GSO 8" f/4 Reflector + Canon EOS 350D camera (8×120 sec. at ISO 400)
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'.
Website
http://cometografia.es
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