|Description:||C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) is a long-period comet discovered on 17 August 2014 by Terry Lovejoy.|
In January 2015 it will brighten to roughly magnitude 4−5, and will be one of the brightest comets located high in a dark sky in years. On 7 January 2015 the comet passed 0.469 AU (70,200,000 km; 43,600,000 mi) from Earth. It crosses the celestial equator on 9 January 2015 becoming better seen from the northern hemisphere. The comet will come to perihelion (closest approach to the Sun) on 30 January 2015 at a distance of 1.29 AU (193,000,000 km; 120,000,000 mi) from the Sun.