C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy & friends




Description: On the night of February 19, 2015, in his long journey the comet C / 2014 Q2 Lovejoy entering in the regions of the constellation Perseus becomes circumpolar. The picture shows her meeting (only prospectively) with one of the most famous planetary nebula, Messier 76. The comet now, being away from the sun is reducing its activities, continuing his journey up to go out into the icy depths of the cosmos.



Optics:Celestron 11 HD f: 1,95 
Mount:Avalon M1 Fast Reverse
Camera:SX H694 binning 2x (-15°)
Filters: Baader IR/UV cut, Red Blue.
Guiding Systems: Orion Finder scope 50mm & Lodestar X2 
Dates/Times: feb 2015
Location: W.Herchel obs, Viterbo.  
Exposure Details: lum 7min;  crominance: red 4 min, blue 3 min 
Cooling Details: – 25 degree
Acquisition: Astroart, PHD Guiding, Chartes Du Ciel, Avalon Star Go  
Processing: Astroart, PS3
Mean FWHM: 3,8
SQM-L: 20.1





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