13. 1. 2015, 17:48 - 19:59 UT

This image is a composition of 179 images taken by Petr Štarha from the top of Býšovec mountain in Bohemian-Moravian Highlands during excellent moonless night. Lovejoy comet was 1.32 AU far from the Sun and 0.49 AU far from the Earth. The movement of the comet in the sky was 6.9 arcsec/min.
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Date13. 1. 2015
Time17:48 - 19:59 UT
PlaceBýšovec, Czech Republic
Coordinate49.4761919 N, 16.2821608 E, alt. 607 m
ConditionsClear sky
OpticsSigma 2.8/70-200 mm, set to 200mm
CameraCanon EOS 50D
Exposure179 × 30 s, ISO 3200
ProcessingMiloslav Druckmüller
Copyright© 2015 Petr Štarha, Miloslav Druckmüller

Miloslav Druckmüller
Institute of Mathematics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
Page last update: 1.3.2015