[AZ-Observing] Re: Lovejoy

  • From: Albert Barr <ajbarr@xxxxxx>
  • To: "az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 10 Jan 2015 13:02:51 -0700

Thanks Dan. I imaged it around 7:30 and it was about 47 degrees altitude. 


> On Jan 10, 2015, at 12:56 PM, Dan Heim <dan@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> Nice shot Albert. You did indeed get some nice tail. I find that if I 
> occult the comet with my hand (not sure why that makes it easier on a 
> display) I can trace two streams of the tail almost to the edge of the 
> field. Or is that just my imagination? I found Lovejoy for the first 
> time last night using 10x80 binocs. Even at culmination, all I could 
> make out was a faint and diffuse coma. But then, from New River, that's 
> right over Phoenix. It was about 20 degrees above the main light dome, 
> but I'm sure the glow still cost me some contrast. -Dan Heim
>> On 1/10/2015 12:42 PM, Albert Barr wrote:
>> This is my third and final attempt at Lovejoy which I did last night from 
>> home. I got a bit more of the tail but this is really difficult to do with 
>> the light pollution. This time I used PixInsight for the comet and processed 
>> mostly in Photoshop.
>> Albert
>> 
>> https://www.flickr.com/photos/49526053@N04/16221968956/in/photostream/ 
>> <https://www.flickr.com/photos/49526053@N04/16221968956/in/photostream/>
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