Digital sketch of Comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) on Sunday 11 January 2015, 18:10 UTC
Instrument: Pentax PCF 10x50 Porro Prism Binoculars with 2.2 Degree Angle of View
Wind: moderate. Transparency: good.
Positional ephemeris and planetarium at time of sketch:
|Screenshot from http://theskylive.com/|
Located in the constellation of Taurus.
Right Ascension: 03h 50m 24s
Declination: +06° 51’ 42” (J2000)
Distance from Sun: 197.43 Million Km
Distance from Earth: 72.11 Million Km
Magnitude: 6.01; Solar Elongation: 124.9°
Rise: 13:52 Transit: 20:26 Set: 03:03 UTC,
Comet not visible by the naked eye.