PhotographerJosé J. Chambó Bris
Location of photoMayhill, New Mexico (USA)
Date/Time of photo2015-Mar-16 @ 02:41 UT
EquipmentPlanewave 20" CDK reflector & FLI-PL11002M camera
DescriptionComet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) on March 16, 2015 imaged at its maximum approach to Ruchbah star (delta cassiopeiae), the angular distance between them was 9 arcminutes. The strong blue brightness of the star leaves barely visible the comet tail that extends from greenish coma toward northeast outside of image field.