Comet Lovejoy by Gord Rife
Comet Lovejoy (Gord Rife)
Comet Lovejoy by Gord Rife

Photo of the Week for January 16, 2015 Currently making its way across the evening sky, Comet Lovejoy […]

Photo of the Week for January 16, 2015

Currently making its way across the evening sky, Comet Lovejoy (C/2014 Q2) is attracting a lot of attention from visual observers and astrophotographers alike. Among the rich harvest of photos we’ve received so far is this January 12 close-up portrait by Gord Rife of Schomberg, Ontario.

Comet Lovejoy by Gord Rife
Comet Lovejoy (Gord Rife)

To create this photo, Rife combined simultaneous captures from two cameras: a Canon 60Da DSLR and a ST-5 CCD. Each was mounted on a separate telescope while acquiring the 39 individual frames used in the final image.

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