Live broadcast of comet LoveJoy [C2014 Q2] & Asteroid 2004 BL86

25-29 January 2015, starting at 18:00 UTC


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Live broadcast of comet LoveJoy

Watch Comet C2014 Q2 LoveJoy on Jan 25-29, 2015

A special broadcast from the Bareket observatory's Internet-Telescope.

During the broadcast viewers can watch the comet live (images will be refreshed every ~20sec), trace the movement in the sky and try to discover new findings.

Date:   25-29 January 2015 (except the -27.1), during every night!

Between the hours of 17:30-20:30UTC.



Video : surveillance carried out by students on comet "Lovejoy" with the Bareket's Internet telescope in Israel, for about 3 hours. The broadcast open to all interested parties and is dependent on appropriate weather.

Live broadcast of Asteroid 2004 BL86 !

Asteroid 2004 BL86 Earth Flyby on Jan 26, 2015

The roughly 500-meter (1500-foot) asteroid approaches to within 1.2 million kilometers (750,000 miles) of Earth, or about 3.1 times the distance of the Moon.

Date: January 27, 2015

Between the hours 18:30-23:30UTC.


Read about a research work that was done by an Israel High-school students[PDF] on 3D modeling of Asteroids. Via the Bareket observatory's telescope EDU program.


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'Voyage into the deep space' | Bareket observatory's Internet Telescope & NASA