The comet C/2017 O1 (ASASSN)

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From Ashburn (click to change), C/2017 O1 (ASASSN) is not observable. In-The-Sky.org does not have any current information about its brightness, and this probably means it is very faint.

Name C/2017 O1 (ASASSN)
Object Type Comet
Current Position
Constellation:Cepheus
Right Ascension:02h43m
Declination:+84°31'
Source for position: Computed using orbital elements from Minor Planet Centre
Orbital Elements
Semi-major axis:410.71 AU
Eccentricity:0.996351
Inclination:39.85°
Longitude ascending node:25.81°
Argument of perihelion:20.91°
Epoch of elements:17 January 2018
Mean Anomaly at epoch:0.01°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:1.50 AU
Aphelion:819.92 AU
Orbital period:8323.38 years
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The path traced across the sky by C/2017 O1 (ASASSN)
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The MPC's magnitude estimates are updated rather rarely, and so we prefer to estimate the brightness of comets on the basis of amateur observations. No amateur observations of are available, however, and consequently the magnitude estimates shown here may be unreliable.

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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