The comet C/2016 U1 (NEOWISE)

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From Ashburn (click to change), C/2016 U1 (NEOWISE) is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is 25° below the horizon at dusk.

Name C/2016 U1 (NEOWISE)
Object Type Comet
Current Position
Brightness (V mag):24.97
Right Ascension:02h24m
Source for position: Computed using orbital elements from Minor Planet Centre
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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 2 February 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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