The comet C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)

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From Ashburn , C/2018 N2 (ASASSN) is visible in the dawn sky, becoming accessible around 05:40 (EDT), when it rises to an altitude of 21° above your north-eastern horizon. It will then reach an altitude of 22° before fading from view as dawn breaks at 05:46.

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Name C/2018 N2 (ASASSN)
Object Type Comet
Current Position
Magnitude:12.99 (V) [2]
Absolute mag (H):7.20 [2]
Slope parameter (n):2.08 [2]
Right ascension:00h29m [1]
Declination:+54°12' [1]
Distance:3.99 AU
33.18 lightmin [1]
Additional sources

Where possible, the brightnesses of comets are estimated from absolute magnitude values computed by the BAA Comet Section, based on the observations they receive. We prefer these to the Minor Planet Center's own magnitude estimates, since the latter are less often updated. Nonetheless, comets are intrinsically unpredictable objects, and magnitude estimates must always be taken with a pinch of salt.




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