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Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy passes Open Cluster NGC 457, the Mag 2 Star Rukbah and an unnamed C-shaped Nebula near HD 9352 Widefield L Negative: One Hour Exposure - March 12, 2015 | by Joseph Brimacombe
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Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy passes Open Cluster NGC 457, the Mag 2 Star Rukbah and an unnamed C-shaped Nebula near HD 9352 Widefield L Negative: One Hour Exposure - March 12, 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: 03h 02m UT; 1 x 60 min exposure; unbinned; scale 3.5 asec/px

NOTE

The open cluster NGC 457 is above and the the left of the nucleus

The star Rukbah is well below the nucleus.

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

LINK

Positive image: www.flickr.com/photos/43846774@N02/16614361768/

Negative image: www.flickr.com/photos/43846774@N02/16615799529/

False color image: www.flickr.com/photos/43846774@N02/16179755864/

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

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