Daily Cosmobite: Comet Lovejoy is visible now!

Sky and Telescope Comet Lovejoy Finder ChartThe “Christmas comet”, Lovejoy, keeps on brightening. It is just visible to the naked eye, but binoculars give the best view. From Australia and NZ look towards the East at around 9pm.  Use this finder chart, from Sky and Telescope magazine to locate the comet.

 

Finder chart for comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) – rotated to suit the view from the south. ©Sky and Telescope.

 

 

 

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