Seiichi Yoshida's Diary of Comet Observations (2015)

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Updated on January 24, 2015

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Detailed observation data in ICQ format.

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* 2015 Jan. 24 (1 comet)

I observed C/2014 Q2 visually on Jan. 24 beside Tsurumi River in Yokohama City, Kanagawa, Japan.

The weather had been cloudy all day. But it suddenly became fine with no clouds at night.

C/2014 Q2 ( Lovejoy )

4.3 mag   Dia. 19'   DC 5   (10x66 monocular)

* 2015 Jan. 23 (1 comet)

I observed C/2014 Q2 visually on Jan. 23 beside Tsurumi River in Yokohama City, Kanagawa, Japan.

C/2014 Q2 ( Lovejoy )

4.5 mag   Dia. 17'   DC 6   (10x66 monocular)

The sky is very clear today, and the comet looks bright well.

* 2015 Jan. 20 (1 comet)

I observed C/2014 Q2 visually on Jan. 20 beside Tsurumi River in Yokohama City, Kanagawa, Japan.

C/2014 Q2 ( Lovejoy )

4.3 mag   Dia. 16'   DC 5   (10x66 monocular)

I felt the comet got faint, maybe due to the sky condition.

* 2015 Jan. 19 (1 comet)

I observed C/2014 Q2 visually on Jan. 19 beside Tsurumi River in Yokohama City, Kanagawa, Japan.

C/2014 Q2 ( Lovejoy )

4.0 mag   Dia. 18'   DC 6   (10x66 monocular)

* 2015 Jan. 18 (1 comet)

I observed C/2014 Q2 visually on Jan. 18 beside Tsurumi River in Yokohama City, Kanagawa, Japan.

C/2014 Q2 ( Lovejoy )

4.0 mag   Dia. 20'   DC 5-6   (10x66 monocular)

Through thin clouds, but it looks almost same as previous day.

* 2015 Jan. 17 (1 comet)

I observed C/2014 Q2 visually on Jan. 17 beside Tsurumi River in Yokohama City, Kanagawa, Japan.

C/2014 Q2 ( Lovejoy )

3.9 mag   Dia. 23'   DC 5-6   (10x66 monocular)

* 2015 Jan. 13 (1 comet)

I observed C/2014 Q2 visually on Jan. 13 beside Tsurumi River in Yokohama City, Kanagawa, Japan.

C/2014 Q2 ( Lovejoy )

3.8 mag   Dia. 22'   DC 6   (10x66 monocular)

The comet seems to have brightened furthermore.

* 2015 Jan. 12 (1 comet)

I observed C/2014 Q2 visually on Jan. 12 beside Tsurumi River in Yokohama City, Kanagawa, Japan.

C/2014 Q2 ( Lovejoy )

4.0 mag   Dia. 21'   DC 6   (10x66 monocular)

* 2015 Jan. 11 (1 comet)

I observed C/2014 Q2 visually on Jan. 11 beside Tsurumi River in Yokohama City, Kanagawa, Japan.

C/2014 Q2 ( Lovejoy )

4.3 mag   Dia. 20'   DC 5   (10x66 monocular)

Very bright and visible even in the strong city light pollution.

* 2015 Jan. 10 (1 comet)

I observed C/2014 Q2 visually on Jan. 10 in Toride City, Ibaraki, Japan.

C/2014 Q2 ( Lovejoy )

4.0 mag   Dia. 24'   DC 7   (10x70 monocular)

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