The comet C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon-Yeung-PANSTARRS)

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From Cambridge , C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon-Yeung-PANSTARRS) is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 17° above the horizon.

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Name C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon-Yeung-PANSTARRS)
Object Type Comet
Current Position
Constellation:Lupus
Magnitude:17.96 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:15h57m [1]
Declination:-30°16' [1]
Distance:5.76 AU
47.91 lightmin [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):45.73
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Magnitudes estimates are derived from observations sent into the BAA Comet Section, as compiled by Jonathan Shanklin and last updated on 19 October 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.

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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