Comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)

Alan Tough
Location of photo
Siding Spring Observatory, New South Wales, Australia (remote imaging)
Date/Time of photo
2014 December 15 - 12:06 UT
Planewave 20" CDK @ f/4.4, FLI-PL09000 CCD
The delicate tail of this remarkable comet changes daily. This close-up view shows some of the intricate structure. Total exposure time: 15 minutes.
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