Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Comet Lovejoy Captured under a Full Moon

It cleared up just enough to capture Comet Lovejoy tonight, even though the moon was full (ok, 1 day past full !)
Here is the "raw" image from my Canon t3i, ISO 6400, Celestron C8, Celestron focal reducer:

Here is the same image after processing to try to bring out the comet's faint tail (which the moon did not help at all):

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