Object name: LOVEJOY

Designation(s): LOVEJOY,

This is an image Comet Lovejoy as it was fading fast. The weather had prevented me from catching it when brighter. It was up near the head of Draco when this was taken. This is one of my first comet images and I didn't know the correct way to take one or how to process it once taken. The result is that the stars look like a string of Christmas Tree lights and a satellite that passed through a blue image is faintly visible. These detracted from the comet. Today I'd align the stars and remove the comet giving a fixed starfield then align the comet rejecting the stars and then combine. I had no idea how to do this back in 2007. Until I dig out the original data this will have to do.

14" LX200R @ f/10, L=16x1' RGB=10x1, STL-11000XM, Paramount ME

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