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Object/Date: Comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) @ July 18, 2015 Description: Comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) imaged on July 18, 2015 when it was as far as 2.7 A.U. from the Sun and Earth but keeping its brightness relatively high as yet around 9.5 magnitude. In the image shows a coma with a diameter of 7' and a tail of 15' long. Location: Hoya Redonda, Valencia (Spain) Tech data: GSO 8" @ f/3,8 reflector & Canon EOS-100D camera (8x120 sec. at ISO 1600)

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