The comet C/2010 U3 (Boattini)

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From Ashburn , C/2010 U3 (Boattini) will become visible around 21:46 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 39° above your north-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, becoming tricky to observe after 00:25 when it dips 21° above your north-western horizon.

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Name C/2010 U3 (Boattini)
Object Type Comet
Current Position
Constellation:Ursa Major
Magnitude:15.07 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:11h27m [1]
Declination:+60°08' [1]
Distance:9.06 AU
75.31 lightmin [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):41.86
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:4440.33 AU
Eccentricity:0.998098
Inclination:55.51°
Longitude ascending node:43.06°
Argument of perihelion:88.09°
Epoch of elements:14 May 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:0.00°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:8.45 AU
Aphelion:8872.22 AU
Orbital period:295885.02 years
Additional sources

The Minor Planet Center'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 C/2010 U3 (Boattini) 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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