Monthly Archive: April 2017

Comet C/2017 E4 Lovejoy : 25 Apr. 2017

Comet C/2017 E4 Lovejoy: an image (25 Apr. 2017)

While observing conditions are, day after day, more difficult because of its small solar elongation, we continue to observe comet C/2017 E4 Lovejoy while its fades, after its nucleus disintegrated. The image above comes from the...

Comet C/2017 E4 Lovejoy: 17 Apr. 2017

Comet C/2017 E4 Lovejoy: an image (17 Apr. 2017)

Comet C/2017 E4 Lovejoy is now clearly fading and we continue imaging it while it travel to its perihelion. The image above comes from the sigma clipping combination of twelve, 60-seconds exposures, unfiltered, remotely taken with...

Comet C/2017 E4 Lovejoy, a close-up: 16 Apr. 2017

Comet C/2017 E4 Lovejoy: an image (16 Apr. 2017)

On 16 Apr. 2017, we collected new images of comet C/2017 E4 Lovejoy, while it still looked significantly fainter than a few days earlier. The image above comes from the sigma clipping combination of five, 60-seconds exposures,...