Comet Lovejoy wide field

José J. Chambó Bris
Location of photo
Benali, Valencia, Spain
Date/Time of photo
Canon lens at 135mm. f/5.6 + Canon EOS 350D camera
Comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) on January 10, 2015 into a field of 6x8 degrees, this image shows a tail composed by several jets and extends as far as 5 degrees long. The coma with 40' diameter seems has taken a bluish tone against the green color that it had until now.
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