Comet Lovejoy and the Pleiades – January 13, 2015

Location of photo
Comana Woods, Romania
Date/Time of photo
January 13, 2015
The image is a 9-frame stack, each a 4 minute exposure at ISO800 with the Canon 550D and a Sigma 50mm Macro lens at F/4, all on the EQ6 mount.
An imaging run with Lovejoy under the dark skies of the Comana Woods. The shot is a wide-field image showing both the comet and the open cluster M45 in the same field. The tail of the comet is quite long now.
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