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  Comets

Comet 2P/Encke - Overhead View

View of the comet, the Earth and the Sun from north of the ecliptic plane Closest to Earth 2017 MAR 12 at 0.6552 AU

Comet 45P/Honda - Equatorial Chart

Plot of the comet’s path in equatorial coordinates of current date

Greatest Brilliance 2017 JAN 04 at Magnitude +6.0


Comet 45P/Honda - Ephemeris

Geocentric ephemeris of the comet in decimal equatorial coordinates for both the current date and J2000.0 at 00:00 UT

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NOTE:  Decimal coordinates are posted in the ephemerides to ease interpolation, since few observations are likely to be made at precisely 00:00:00 UT.

Comet C/2015 V2 Johnson - Overhead View

View of the comet, the Earth and the Sun from north of the ecliptic plane Closest to Earth 2017 JUN 04 at 0.8114 AU

Comet C/2016 U1 NEOWISE - Overhead View

View of the comet, the Earth and the Sun from north of the ecliptic plane Closest to Earth 2016 DEC 12 at 0.7088 AU

Comet C/2015 V2 Johnson - Equatorial Chart

Plot of the comet’s path in equatorial coordinates of current date

Greatest Brilliance 2017 JUN 06 at Magnitude +8.1


Comet C/2016 U1 NEOWISE - Equatorial Chart

Plot of the comet’s path in equatorial coordinates of current date

Greatest Brilliance 2017 JAN 13 at Magnitude +5.8


Comet C/2015 V2 Johnson - Ephemeris

Geocentric ephemeris of the comet in decimal equatorial coordinates for both the current date and J2000.0 at 00:00 UT

Comet C/2016 U1 NEOWISE - Ephemeris

Geocentric ephemeris of the comet in decimal equatorial coordinates for both the current date and J2000.0 at 00:00 UT

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Comet 45P/Honda - Overhead View

View of the comet, the Earth and the Sun from north of the ecliptic plane Closest to Earth 2017 FEB 11 at 0.0841 AU

Comet 2P/Encke - Equatorial Chart

Plot of the comet’s path in equatorial coordinates of current date

Greatest Brilliance 2017 MAR 10 at Magnitude +6.0


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Comet 2P/Encke - Ephemeris

Geocentric ephemeris of the comet in decimal equatorial coordinates for both the current date and J2000.0 at 00:00 UT