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Comet 38P/Stephan-Oterma - Overhead View

View of the comet, the Earth and the Sun from north of the ecliptic plane Closest to Earth 2018 DEC 17 at 0.7657 AU

Comet 38P/Stephan-Oterma - Equatorial Chart

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

Greatest Brilliance 2018 NOV 30 at Magnitude +10.6 by JPL estimates


Comet 38P/Stephan-Oterma - Ephemeris

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


Comet 46P/Wirtanen - Overhead View

View of the comet, the Earth and the Sun from north of the ecliptic plane Closest to Earth 2018 DEC 16 at 0.0779 AU

Comet 46P/Wirtanen - Equatorial Chart

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

Greatest Brilliance 2018 DEC 15 at Magnitude +9.7 by JPL estimates


Comet 46P/Wirtanen - Ephemeris

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


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/2018 Y1 Iwamoto - Ephemeris

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


Comet C/2018 Y1 Iwamoto - Equatorial Chart

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

Greatest Brilliance 2019 FEB 12 at Magnitude +10.7 by JPL estimates


Comet C/2018 Y1 Iwamoto - Overhead View

View of the comet, the Earth and the Sun from north of the ecliptic plane Closest to Earth 2019 FEB 12 at 0.3035 AU

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