Filters used: IR
Image: Comet C2014 Q2 Lovejoy
Scope - Mount: Celestron Edge
HD11 @ f/2 - Celestron CGE mount Constellation: n/a
QHY8 Imaged at: Temecula, CA
minute exposures Date imaged: Jan. 6, 2015
144' x 96'
Guided?: PHD w/SX
Information: Comets orbit the Sun in either the
Kuiper Belt or the
Cloud, which are located far past
planets. They will come close to the sun once in a
while if their orbit is distrubed by some large mass, such as Saturn or
another gas giant. Comet Lovejoy isn't expected to return for 8000 years.
Filters used: IR Reject