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A Christmas Comet

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Observer
Martin Mobberley
Time of observation
20/12/2014 - 10:19
Object
Comet Q2 Lovejoy
Observing location
Siding Springs, Australia
Equipment
FLI PL 09000
Exposure
120 secs
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Martin captured this excellent shot of C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy on 18th December 2014 when the comet was in the constellation of
Columba the Dove.  He used the i-telescope (0.51m Planewave CDK at f/4.4) at Siding Springs in Australia and a FLI PL-09000 CCD camera.  Exposure was 120 seconds.  Martin estimated the magnitude as 5.5.

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