The comet C/2015 O1 (PANSTARRS)

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From Ashburn (click to change), C/2015 O1 (PANSTARRS) will become visible at around 20:03 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 46° above your western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 5 hours and 14 minutes after the Sun at 00:13.

Name C/2015 O1 (PANSTARRS)
Object Type Comet
Current Position
Constellation:Hercules
Brightness (V):Mag 13.7
Right Ascension:16h12m
Declination:+18°31'
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 30 August 2017. 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.

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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