Lovejoy C2013 R1

Lovejoy C2013 R1

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Comet Lovejoy C2013 R1 has grown much brighter from ten nights ago! It has come closer to both the Earth and Sun at 0.41AU and 1.06AU respectively. It makes closest approach to Earth in just six days and perihelion on December 21, 2013.

Date Imaged       :

November 15, 2013 219:30UT

Lens       :

N16 f/4.5

Camera       :

D7000 iso6400

Exposure       :

5 minutes

Mount       :

Losmandy Titan

Location       :

Stardust Observatory, Baguio