The comet C/2018 N1 (NEOWISE)

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From Ashburn , C/2018 N1 (NEOWISE) will become visible at around 21:42 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 71° above your south-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 8 hours and 1 minute after the Sun at 04:25.

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Name C/2018 N1 (NEOWISE)
Object Type Comet
Current Position
Constellation:Coma Berenices
Magnitude:18.72 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:12h06m [1]
Declination:+23°27' [1]
Distance:3.61 AU
30.02 lightmin [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):47.51
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:332.10 AU
Eccentricity:0.996064
Inclination:159.44°
Longitude ascending node:292.45°
Argument of perihelion:354.56°
Epoch of elements:13 May 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:0.05°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:1.31 AU
Aphelion:662.88 AU
Orbital period:6051.95 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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