Comet Lovejoy and M79

Comet Lovejoy and M79

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Lovejoy C2014 Q2 beside globular cluster M79 under a half moon. The galaxy in the glow of the comet head is NGC 1886.

Date Imaged       :

December 29, 2014

Lens       :

Borg 77ED at f/4.3

Camera       :

QSI 683

Exposure       :

20 minutes

Filter       :

LRGB 5:5:5:5 minutes

Mount       :

Losmandy G11

Location       :

Stardust Observatory, Baguio