C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy way through the sky, orbit, appearance over the time of visibility

 

Images taken  in the periode:

2015_01_06

2015_01_13

2015_02_08

2015_02_17

2015_02_19

2015_03_11

2015_03_22

2015_04_06

2015_04_11

2015_04_17

2015_06_12

2015_06_23

follow the links above for more details

Speaceweather.com

WIKI

Seiichi Yoshida brightness data

   
6.Jan.2016

nearest to Earth with app. 0.47 AU

app. 5.5 mag

Orbit Diagrams from  NASA
8.Feb.2016

nearest to Sun at 31.1.2015 with app. 1.29 AU

app. 6mag
17.Apr.2016

away from Sun and Earth

Tail is splitted in plasma and dust

app. 8 mag
23.Jun.2016

far away from Sun and Earth

only faint tail structures,
wide splitting in plasma and dust,

app. 9 mag

created : 15.03.2015 - updated : 28.02.2016    -  (c) T.Zwach  - photos: Thomas Zwach