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Comet Lovejoy

C/2014 Comet Lovejoy

About 2 inches to the right and just above the tail, you can see the Galaxy NGC 746. It is very faint and only about .25 inches long. In the full resolution picture it can be seen quite clearly. It looks like a small fuzzy smudge on the photo.

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Date: February 10, 2015
Scope: 14 inch Celestron CGE 1400
Focal Length: 675 mm; with HyperStar Lens at f/2
Camera: Nikon D5200
ISO Setting: 400
Duration: 1.5 Minutes
1 light frame and 1 flat frame stacked using DSS.


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