Comet Lovejoy | José J. Chambó

José J. Chambó
Location of photo
Valencia, Spain
Date/Time of photo
2014-02-02 @ 04:40 TU
GSO 8" f/4 Reflector + Canon EOS 350D camera (8×120 sec. at ISO 400)
The comet C/2013 R1 Lovejoy on February 2, 2014. Compared with last month image, its brightness has dropped until 7.5 magnitude. Moreover of the apparent coma size reduction until 4' diameter, in the image also has lost its gas tail meanwhile the dust tail is more faint and its long has been reduced until 20'.
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