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Spectacular Green Comet Lovejoy in Photos (Gallery)

Comet Lovejoy (C/2014 Q2) by Justin Ng

Justin Ng |

Veteran astrophotographer Justin Ng of Singapore captured this amazing view of Comet Lovejoy on Dec. 29, 2014 as it was brightening into a dazzling night sky object. Read the Full Story

Comet Lovejoy C/2014 Q2 with Stars Furud and Phact

John Chumack/

Astrophotographer John Chumack captured a wide view of Comet Lovejoy C/2014 Q2 with stars Furud and Phact (labeled) for reference, on Dec. 25, 2014, from Yellow Springs, Ohio.

Comet Lovejoy Dec. 13, 2014

Phil Hart, CC BY-SA

Comet Lovejoy (2014 Q2) was spotted from Australia on Dec. 13, 2014.

Comet Lovejoy C2014 Q2 Passing Globular Cluster M79

Greg Redfern

Astrophotographer Greg Redfern sent in a photo of Comet Lovejoy C2014 Q2 passing globular cluster M79, apparently obtained using a SLOOH online telescope. Image submitted Dec. 28, 2014.

Comet Lovejoy on Jan. 6

Starry Night Software

This sky map shows the location of Comet Lovejoy (C/2014 Q2) at 12 a.m. on Jan. 6, 2015 in the southwestern night sky as seen from mid-northern latitudes. Sky map provided by Starry Night Software.

Comet Lovejoy C/2014 Q2 Seen in Georgia

Greg Hogan

Astrophotographer Greg Hogan sent in an image of Comet Lovejoy C/2014 Q2 taken in Kathleen, Georgia, on Dec. 26, 2014.

Comet Lovejoy C/2014 Q2 Seen in Rhode Island

Scott MacNeill

Astrophotographer Scott MacNeill sent in an image of Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy taken on Dec. 26, 2014, at Frosty Drew Observatory, Charlestown, Rhode Island.

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