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

Finder chart
Please wait
Loading 0/4
Click and drag to rotate
Mouse wheel to zoom in/out
Touch with mouse to dismiss
Click and drag the chart above to pan around the sky, or use the mouse wheel to zoom. Click to enlarge.

From Ashburn (click to change), C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon-Yeung-PANSTARRS) is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 20:03 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 41° above your southern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 20:36, 42° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 23:47, when it sinks to 24° above your south-western horizon.

Name C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon-Yeung-PANSTARRS)
Object Type Comet
Current Position
Constellation:Aquila
Brightness (V):Mag 13.3
Right Ascension:19h46m
Declination:-08°34'
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

Latitude:
Longitude:
Timezone:

39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

Color scheme