Astronomy and astrophotography under California stars
Comet Lovejoy and the Pleiades
January 17, 2015
Comet Lovejoy and the Pleiades. Click the image for a larger version.
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Optics Rokinon 85mm f/1.4 lens at f/2.2
Mount Losmandy StarLapse on Dracast DVT-17 tripod
Camera Canon EOS 6D
Exposure 15 minutes (30 x 30 seconds) at ISO 2000
Calibration 0 darks | 0 flats | 0 bias
Air Temperature 49° F
Location CaliforniaStars Observatory in Landers, California
Date January 17, 2015 (9:45PM local time)
Notes Processing: Raw (CR2) file conversion, align, and combine in ImagesPlus v4.25. Levels, curves, Noise Ninja NR, RC-Astro GradientXTerminator, resize, and convert to JPG in Photoshop CC.

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