Comet C/2013 R1 Lovejoy | William Neubert

William Neubert
Location of photo
United States
Date/Time of photo
7 Dec 2013, 11:52UT
Meade ETx-80 F/5 in polar mode on an LX-90 field tripod and wedge, Nikon D520
15 seconds, ISO-1600, Cropping and color correction in ViewNX2 ("daylight", to balance down the red level) and conversion to JPGWindows Live's image editor to stretch contrast using the luminescence histogram, increased "Shadows" then ran "noise reduction".
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