The comet 35P/Herschel-Rigollet

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From Ashburn , 35P/Herschel-Rigollet is visible between 03:35 and 04:30. It will become accessible at around 03:35, when it rises 21° above your southern horizon, and then reach its highest point in the sky at 04:02, 22° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible at around 04:30 when it sinks to 21° above your southern horizon.

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Name 35P/Herschel-Rigollet
Object Type Comet
Current Position
Constellation:Hydra
Right Ascension:11h54m [1]
Declination:-28°39' [1]
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:28.57 AU
Eccentricity:0.973138
Inclination:64.03°
Longitude ascending node:355.95°
Argument of perihelion:29.26°
Epoch of elements:19 January 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:188.00°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:0.77 AU
Aphelion:56.38 AU
Orbital period:152.73 years
Additional sources

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.

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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