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Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy passes the Mag 2 Star Rukbah and an unnamed C-shaped Nebula near HD 9352 Widefield L Negative - March 11, 2015 | by Joseph Brimacombe
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Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy passes the Mag 2 Star Rukbah and an unnamed C-shaped Nebula near HD 9352 Widefield L Negative - March 11, 2015

Taken from New Mexico Skies using an FSQ 10.6-cm telescope and STL11K camera on a PME II mount with AOL guiding.

Time: 02h 16m UT; 1 x 20 min exposure; unbinned; scale 3.5 asec/px

NOTE

The star Rikbah is below the nucleus on the lower edge of the frame.

The C-shaped nebula is slightly above and the the right of the nucleus.

LINK

Positive image: www.flickr.com/photos/43846774@N02/16788041255/

False color image: www.flickr.com/photos/43846774@N02/16762198236/

Info about this comet: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C/2014_Q2_%28Lovejoy%29

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