This new comet is quite photogenic.
Comet Lovejoy, discovered only three months ago, was
ruins of ancient
last week sporting a green-glowing
coma and tails trailing several degrees.
The past few weeks have been an unusually active time for
as four comets were
visible simultaneously with binoculars:
C/2013 R1 (Lovejoy) comet is
to the unaided eye from a dark location.
As Monday's new Moon will provide little glare, the next few days provide a
good time to see
as it reaches its
In two and a half weeks,
Comet Lovejoy will reach its closest approach to the Sun at a
distance just inside the orbital distance of the Earth.
P-M Hedén (Clear Skies,