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Comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)

Date:19.2.2015 Time:20:07-20:30 UT
Exposure:40 x 30s Field of View:3.0o x 2.0o
Camera:Nikon D3 Optics:450mm, f/5.3
Place:Eschach, Southern Germany Observer:Till Credner

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North of Comet Lovejoy was the small planetary nebula M 76, seen here as a small blue-green patch. The plasma tail of Comet Lovejoy witnessed a disconnection event.