Location of Photo:
Midway Park on Tamiami Trail US 41 road, Collier County, Florida.
Date/Time of photo:
January 17, 2015 at approximately 9:30 PM.
ED127 APO refractor with SBIG XCM2000 camera and 0.8X reducer.
This comet was discovered last year in Australia by Terry Lovejoy. A faint V shape tail can be seen trailing the comet on the west side of the image. The colors are produced by the fluorescence of Cyanogen and diatomic Carbon molecules excited by the Sun's ultraviolet light..