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C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy with Sigma 50mmF1.4 Art January 17, 2015 The comet was near Pleiades. Tail length was more than 19 degrees at the night, about 2 weeks before the perihelion on January 30, 2015. Earth distance: 0.529 AU Sun distance: 1.305 AU equipment: Sigma 50mmF1.4 Art and Canon EOS 5Dmk3-sp4, modified by Seo-san on Takahashi EM-200 Temma 2 Jr, autoguided at the center of the condensation of the coma with Takahashi FS-60C, SX Lodestar, and PHD Guiding exposure: 14 times 480 seconds at ISO 3,200 and f/4.0 The first exposure started at 10:31:27 and the last at 12:25:33UTC on January 17, 2015. site: 919m above sea level at latitude 34 51 43 North and Londitude 138 50 49 East near Nishina Pass in Izu, Shizuoka SQM-L up to 20.93 Ambient temperature -3 degrees Celsius

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