02
JUN
2015

Comet Lovejoy Q2 Buzzes the Little Dipper in June 2015

June 2015 sees Comet Lovejoy C/2014 Q2 continue to defy its brightness predictions. The comet is now at a distance that is almost 2.5 times further away from us than the sun, and it is hurtling ever deeper into space at more than 600,000 kms per day. Yet, despite its enormous distance
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03
MAR
2015

Find Comet Lovejoy C/2014 Q2 in Cassiopeia this March

March 2015 sees Comet Lovejoy C/2014 Q2 play amongst the stars of Cassiopeia. The comet is now heading out of our solar system at nearly 2 million kilometres per night following its slingshot around the sun. We won’t see this comet again in our lifetimes, so now is the time to s
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07
FEB
2015

Track Green Comet Lovejoy C/2014 Q2 from Andromeda to Cassiopeia

Comet Lovejoy Q2 sketch from the 10-Inch Skywatcher Dobsonian Have you ever seen a green comet? Now is your chance! Comet Lovejoy C/2014 Q2 glows a grey-green colour in binoculars and telescopes during February 2015 as it tracks its way from the constellation of Andromeda and into Cas
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07
JAN
2015

Find Comet Lovejoy C/2014 Q2 in January 2015

Comet Lovejoy C/2014 Q2 is now a bright telescope comet in the UK winter sky. Early January 2015 saw Comet Lovejoy Q2 climb up beneath the constellation of Orion. It is now heading higher into the evening sky through the constellation of Taurus and into Andromeda. On January 19th and
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03
DEC
2014

Bright Comet Lovejoy C/2014 Q2 Set to Light Up Christmas & the New Year

Christmas 2014 sees a new bright comet climb into UK skies. Comet Lovejoy C/2014 Q2 is set to blaze a path up from the southern horizon in late December and early January 2015. The comet could be bright enough to be seen with the naked eye, and will surely look spectacular in binocula
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