The comet 55P/Tempel-Tuttle
From Fairfield , 55P/Tempel-Tuttle is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 01:13 (EST) – 5 hours and 34 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 27° above the southern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:40.
Object Type Comet
|Right Ascension:||15h51m |
156.91 lightmin 
|Absolute Mag (V):||74.18|
|Semi-major axis:||10.34 AU|
|Longitude ascending node:||235.41°|
|Argument of perihelion:||172.59°|
|Epoch of elements:||07 February 2019|
|Mean Anomaly at epoch:||227.07°|
|Orbital period:||33.25 years|
The MPC's magnitude estimates are updated rather rarely, and so we prefer to estimate the brightness of comets on the basis of amateur observations. No amateur observations of are available, however, and consequently the magnitude estimates shown here may be unreliable.