José J. Chambó Bris
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May 29, 2015 @ 02:22 UT
GSO 8" @ f/3,8 reflector & Canon EOS-100D camera
Comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) just at its maximum approaching to Polaris star separated by 1 deg, imaged on May 29, 2015. Its brightness has dropped until 8th magnitude, meanwhile coma has lost intensity in its green tone. The image no reveals the everytime more faint ionic tail, surely because was taken from a suburban sky; nevertheless seems show something of dust tail toward northeast.