Location of photoFederal University of São Carlos campus, São Carlos, Brazil,
Date/Time of photoDecember 23, 2011, 7h30 GMT
EquipmentCanon T2i+50 mm lens @f/4, 10 sec. exposure, ISO 1600, fixed tripod.
DescriptionComet C/2011 W3 Lovejoy is every astronomer's dream Christmas gift. It is visible even in urban areas if you find a darker location like a park. This picture was taken at Federal University of São Carlos campus in Brazil, about 2km from the city, 30min before sunrise.