The comet C/2016 M1 (PANSTARRS)

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From Ashburn , C/2016 M1 (PANSTARRS) is not observable because it lies so far south that it never rises above the horizon.

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Name C/2016 M1 (PANSTARRS)
Object Type Comet
Current Position
Constellation:Apus
Magnitude:10.85 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:15h17m [1]
Declination:-73°12' [1]
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:2201.68 AU
Eccentricity:0.998996
Inclination:91.00°
Longitude ascending node:92.20°
Argument of perihelion:209.83°
Epoch of elements:19 November 2018
Mean Anomaly at epoch:0.00°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:2.21 AU
Aphelion:4401.15 AU
Orbital period:103307.37 years
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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 31 October 2018. 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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