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C/2017 E4 (Lovejoy)

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Observer
Nick James
Time of observation
06/04/2017 - 03:44
Object
C/2017 E4 (Lovejoy)
Observing location
Chelmsford, UK
Equipment
C11 + FLI CCD
Exposure
20x60s
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Another rather misty morning here. C/2017 E4 (Lovejoy) from Chelmsford, UK. The ion tail is fainter than yesterday and split into two. FoV is 32 x 22 arcmin. The comet was 16 deg up when I started the imaging run but had risen to 19 deg in the east by the middle of this stack. I have a battle with light pollution and my sky background is pretty dire in that direction due to a big, badly lit council storage depot about half a mile away.

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