22 April 2007: Comet Lovejoy from POR

Jean-Luc Dighaye

Comet Lovejoy from POR: 22 April 2007 at 01:36, 200/1600 'Sabine' apochromat, modified Canon EOS 5D, 32 exposures of 15s each, ISO 1600.

Comet low on the horizon, average sky transparence, good seeing.

Kappa Lyr & Comet Lovejoy from LAC: 01 May 2007, 450/2300 'Albert' reflector, Canon EOS 1DsII, 2 exposures of 15s each, ISO 3200. Insert: higher magnification.

Comet high on the horizon, excellent sky transparence but interfering moonshine and wind gusts, poor seeing.