The comet 110P/Hartley

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From Ashburn (click to change), 110P/Hartley is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 24° above the horizon.

Name 110P/Hartley
Object Type Comet
Current Position
Constellation:Scorpius
Brightness (V):Mag 17.1
Right Ascension:16h08m
Declination:-26°43'
Source for position: Computed using orbital elements from Minor Planet Centre
Orbital Elements
Semi-major axis:3.61 AU
Eccentricity:0.315882
Inclination:11.69°
Longitude ascending node:287.54°
Argument of perihelion:167.44°
Epoch of elements:03 September 2017
Mean Anomaly at epoch:142.85°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.47 AU
Aphelion:4.74 AU
Orbital period:6.85 years
Additional sources
Magnitudes estimates are derived from observations sent into the BAA Comet Section, as compiled by Jonathan Shanklin and last updated on 29 February 2012. We use these amateur observations in preference to the MPC's magnitude estimates, since they are updated much more often. Nonetheless, all comets are intrinsically unpredictable objects, and future magnitude estimates must always be taken with a pinch of salt.

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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