Comet Lovejoy Fades – Lost Lots of Its Tail

C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) on Feb 15, 2015, 01:32 UT.   47x60 sec @ ISO 3200, TV-85 at F/5.6, IDAS-LPS, Canon T3 (stock.)
C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) on Feb 15, 2015, 01:32 UT. 47×60 sec @ ISO 3200, TV-85 at F/5.6, IDAS-LPS, Canon T3 (stock.)

Looks like the disconnection event over the last two days has shortened Lovejoy down to a nub.  I expect that it might grow back a new tail, hopefully.

Here’s an another version of the data, but I added 35 minutes more of exposure to the mix:

C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) on Feb 15, 2015, 01:32 UT.   7x300sec @ ISO 1600 and 47x60 sec @ ISO 3200, TV-85 at F/5.6, IDAS-LPS, Canon T3 (stock.)
C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) on Feb 15, 2015, 01:32 UT. 7x300sec @ ISO 1600 and 47×60 sec @ ISO 3200, TV-85 at F/5.6, IDAS-LPS, Canon T3 (stock.)

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