C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy, 16.01.2015

Full Size: 1980 × 1320

C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy, 16.01.2015

Optic: Takahashi 106 FSQ
Focal length, f/ratio: 530 mm, f/5
Total exposure time: 10 min
Filter: LRGB
Camera : SBIG STL-11000M
Date, location: 16.01.2015, 03:15 UT, Mayhill, NM, USA
Author: Andreas Masche
Comment: L = 4 x 60 s, binning 2×2 each frame
R = 2 x 60 s, binning 2×2 each frame
G = 2 x 60 s, binning 2×2 each frame
B = 2 x 60 s, binning 2×2 each frame
Telescope remote controlled (itelescope.net)
Processing Flow: PI: ImageRegistration with StarAlignment, ImageIntegration, ChannelCombination (color channels to RGB), DBE (RGB and L-channel), BackgroundNeutralization (RGB), HistogrammTransformation (RGB and L-channel).
PS: Combination of L-channel with RGB to LRGB, curves.