Comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)

Comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)

Comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)
Comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)

My latest sketch for your interest. As previous, 153mm OG Watec 120N+ video camera, sketched from b&w monitor onto black art paper with white Conte hard pastel, watercolour pencil and white acrylic paint.

Regards, Dale

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3 thoughts on “Comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)”

  1. Dale,

    Beautiful work capturing so much detail in the coma and the tail. I have not had the chance to observe it in over a week. Your sketch made me sure I must! Thank you for posting it.

    Cindy

  2. Dale,

    Very impressive for all the detail visible and captured in your sketch.
    This continues to be a treat to see live and in sketches like this one.

    Frank 🙂

  3. Dale,

    Nice sketch with lots of detail in Lovejoy’s tail.

    I sketched C/2006 M4 (SWAN) off of a monitor back in October of 2006 using a friends 37.5cm reflector equipped with a StellaCam. I found that I could see faint detail in the outer coma and tails but at the expense of seeing detail in the inner core due to exposure issues.

    Best,

    Michael Rosolina
    Friars Hill, WV USA

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