C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) is a long-period comet discovered on 17 August 2014 by Terry Lovejoy using a 0.2-meter (8 in) Schmidt–Cassegrain telescope. It was discovered at apparent magnitude 15 in the southern constellation of Puppis. It is the fifth comet discovered by Terry Lovejoy.
This color image is combined of 20 luminance images and 6 images of red, green and blue. At the time of imaging, the brightness of the comet was around mag 4. The field covered is about 3.5x3.5 deg, which is roughly 50 times the area of the full-moon. North is up in this image.
Telescope: Takahashi FSQ-106EDX III
Mount: ASA DDM85
Detector: Apogee CG16M
Filters: Astrodon Gen 2
Exposures: LRGB 60:18:18:18 min (3min Subs)
Observatory: ROSA, France