Lovejoy and Pleiades

José J. Chambó Bris
Location of photo
Los Giles - Olba, Teruel (Spain)
Date/Time of photo
2015-Jan-17 @ 20:32 UT
Canon lens at 95mm. f/5.6 + Canon EOS 100D camera
Comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) on January 17, 2015 approaching to 8 deg. from Pleiades star cluster (M 45). Still shining at its maximun around 4th magnitude, its ionic tail with more than 11 deg. long extends beyond the field limits of this image.
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