C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy by 12-year-old Cillian Murphy

C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) - 26 January 2015
C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) – 26 January 2015

C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy January 26th 2015 20:18 UT at St Cronans National School Bray Co Wicklow
Telescope – 200 mm FL 1,200 mm / 32mm / 37X Alt 63.69 SQM 17.04 M1 4.4 Moon 46% DC 6 Constellation Triangulum

Cillian Murphy St Cronans Stargazers Astronomy Club – Age 12 years Pencil sketch on white paper .

Despite the strong moonlight Cillian was observant and managed to produce a sketch of Comet Lovejoy during our first club meeting of the season. Our observations and Cillian’s drawing were helped greatly as the school secretary kindly turned off the lights in the car park.

Great job Cillian !

Deirdre Kelleghan

Website http://deirdrekelleghan.net

Cillian Murphy Drawing Comet Lovejoy
Cillian Murphy Drawing Comet Lovejoy

4 thoughts on “C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy by 12-year-old Cillian Murphy”

  1. Hi Deirdre, I look at your website, you did a great job with this animation.
    With our sailing boat Aquarellia, we sailed a full year in the Irish east coast and had a very very good time there. Spending some days in the small harbourg of Wicklow stay a good souvenir for us.
    Say to Cillian that a new ASOD sketcher is born.


  2. Cillian,

    This is a very impressive eyepiece capture of comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy.
    Thank you for posting it here.
    You are a lucky young man to have the guidance of Deirdre Kelleghan.

    Frank 🙂

  3. Well done Cillian! Great to see youngsters observing and sketching. Great skill to have and very rewarding – keep it up.


  4. Great sketch & details of Comet Lovejoy Cillian! Looking forward to seeing more of your
    Work here on ASOD


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