Lovejoy in the New Year

2014 might mean out with the old (as was the case with Comet ISON, which fell victims to the sun), and yet, Comet Lovejoy (C/2013 R1) is still alive and well, and was captured in this scene on New Year's day.

2014 might mean out with the old (as was the case with Comet ISON, which fell victims to the sun), and yet, Comet Lovejoy (C/2013 R1) is still alive and well, and was captured in this scene on New Year's day.


Now headed for the outer Solar System, Lovejoy remains a good object to spot for stargazers in 2014. 

Image Credit & CopyrightDamian Peach

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