Monthly Archive: February 2015

Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy: 23 Feb. 2015

C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy: a new mosaic (23 Feb. 2015)

A new image of comet was recently taken via the Virtual Telescope, thanks to an unexpected short window of clear sky; so, we continue our  amazing coverage we provided for more than two months now. The image...

Comet 32P Comas Sola: 18 Feb. 2015

Comet 32P/Comas Solà: an image (18 Feb. 2015)

Among the comets visible this time of the year, there is comet 32P/Comas Solà, discovered in 1926 by Josep Comas Solà, Barcelona. Since then, it has been observed at every return, every ~8.5 years....

Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy: 18 Feb. 2015

C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy: a new mosaic (18 Feb. 2015)

  A new image of comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy was taken last night via the Virtual Telescope, continuing the amazing coverage we provided over the last almost two months. The image above comes from the average...

Comet 17P/Holmes: 11 Feb. 2015

Comet 17P/Holmes: a new image (11 Feb. 2015)

After its late Jan. outburst, comet 17P/Holmes was imaged again via the Virtual Telescope. There was room for very few images, as clouds were soon back in the sky. The image above comes from...

Comet 15P/Finlay: 10 Feb. 2015

Comet 15P/Finlay: an image (10 Feb. 2015)

Comet 15P/Finlay was observed again with the robotic Virtual Telescope facility, using a short and lately rare clear moment, after weeks of bad weather. The image above comes from the average of seven, 90-seconds...


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