The comet C/2013 X1 (PANSTARRS)

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From Ashburn (click to change), C/2013 X1 (PANSTARRS) is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible at around 04:14, when it rises 24° above your southern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 05:19, 26° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 06:15, 25° above your southern horizon.

Name C/2013 X1 (PANSTARRS)
Object Type Comet
Current Position
Brightness (V):Mag 18.3
Right Ascension:13h08m
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 3 August 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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