c/2014 q2 lovejoy

What? “Don’t smoke” before comet gazing?

That must be the statement of the year so far. In the meantime: go comet hunting if you can. Comet Lovejoy — or more officially, C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy — is named for the Australian amateur…


Comet Lovejoy spotted

This is a picture I took of Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy. Currently about magnitude 5.1 too faint to be seen with the naked eye because the full Moon is spoiling things. In a few days…