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 3° below the horizon at dawn.

Name C/2016 U1 (NEOWISE)
Object Type Comet
Current Position
Magnitude:25.42 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:02h54m [1]
Declination:-11°49' [1]
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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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