Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy
Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy was identified by Terry Lovejoy on August 17, 2014 and is considered a "long period" comet. En route to the Sun, Lovejoy passes Earth on January 7, 2014 at 43,600,000 miles distant. Then on January 30, 2014, Lovejoy achieves perihelion (its closest point to the Sun) at a distance of 119,912,991 miles. Which is 1.29 times the distance the Earth is from the Sun.
This is a collection of photos captured at Frosty Drew Observatory of Comet Lovejoy.
Last Entry: January 18, 2015