The comet C/2013 US10 (Catalina)

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From Ashburn (click to change), C/2013 US10 (Catalina) is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 20:45 (EDT) – 9 hours and 44 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 69° above the north-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:21.

Name C/2013 US10 (Catalina)
Object Type Comet
Current Position
Brightness (V):Mag 16.6
Right Ascension:04h05m
Source for position: Computed using orbital elements from Minor Planet Centre
Additional sources
Magnitudes estimates are derived from observations sent into the BAA Comet Section, as compiled by Jonathan Shanklin and last updated on 2 June 2016. 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.




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