The comet C/2017 B3 (LINEAR)

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From Cambridge , C/2017 B3 (LINEAR) is not readily observable since it is very close to the Sun, at a separation of only 19° from it.

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Name C/2017 B3 (LINEAR)
Object Type Comet
Current Position
Absolute mag (H):6.00 [1]
Slope parameter (n):4.00 [1]
Right ascension:23h36m [1]
Declination:-15°49' [1]
Distance:6.01 AU
50.00 lightmin [1]
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/2017 B3 (LINEAR) are available, however, and consequently the magnitude estimates shown here may be unreliable.




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