The anti-tail of comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy

The anti-tail of comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy by José J. Chambó Bris, Hoya Redonda, Spain. Equipment: GSO 8

José J. Chambó Bris

Hoya Redonda, Spain

GSO 8″ @ f/3,8 reflector & Canon EOS-100D camera

Comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) imaged on June 19, 2015 a few days before Earth intersect its orbital plane, in this image it could see the “anti-tail” more brilliant toward northwest formed by heaviest dust particles, while the “normal” dust tail is barely visible very faint with wide and short shaped toward southeast.

2015-06-19T00:00:00

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