Here’s a preview of my three photos of Comet Lovejoy taken from the church car park in Old Hutton on the evening of the 18th of January. Come and see them on the big screen at the February meeting (Monday 2nd, 7pm at Kendal Museum, all welcome!) when I’ll share a few words on how they were taken and processed.
I know the weather is rubbish, but if any gaps appear in the cloud on any night over the next week or so, do try and find Comet Lovejoy in the sky. It’s now high in the sky after dark, moving up towards the Pleiades, and is bright enough to just be glimpsed with the naked eye from a dark site, and very easy to see in binoculars. I was out looking at it last night with Carol, and here’s how it went…
And here’s a link to a finder chart covering the next few evenings. Good luck!
Some really nice views of Comet Lovejoy from Shap last night, with Stella, Simon White and Carol…
Good forecast for Cumbria and the UKL tonight (Sat), lots of clear sky and frost, so why not try looking for Comet Lovejoy?