Comet Lovejoy under Polaris (above IFN)

José J. Chambó Bris
Location of photo
Mayhill, New Mexico (USA)
Date/Time of photo
May 23, 2015 @ 09:56 UT
Takahashi FSQ 106mm f/5 refractor + SBIG STL-1100M camera
Comet C/2014 (Lovejoy) imaged on May 23, 2015 when was at 2.5 deg from Polaris and above the IFN background (Integrated Flux Nebulosity). In spite of the comet has moved away until more than 2 A.U. from the Sun and Earth descending to 8 magnitude, still shows a ionic tail of 45' longitude toward northwest, and a short anti-tail toward east.
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