Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy Finder Map

DateR.A.Dec.Mag.Dist.
Aug 0115h13m+57°37′+9.52.841
Aug 1515h26m+51°03′+10.03.023
Aug 3115h43m+44°15′+10.53.257

The table gives the comet’s equatorial coordinates – right ascension (R.A.) and declination (Dec.) – at 01:00 Universal Time on selected dates. Also listed are the visual magnitude and the distance from the Earth in astronomical units. One a.u. equals 92,955,807 miles or 149,597,870 kilometers.