COMETS

© Curt Renz

Comets 09 Comets 10 Comets 01 Comets 02 Comets 08
Orion Telescopes..Superb Optics at a Great Price!!

Comet C/2012 K1 (PANSTARRS) - Ephemeris

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

Comet C/2012 K1 (PANSTARRS) - Equatorial Chart

A plot of the comet’s path in the equatorial coordinates of the current date Greatest Brilliance 2014 OCT 22 at Magnitude +8.0

Comet C/2012 K1 (PANSTARRS) - Overhead View

View of comet, Earth and Sun from north of the ecliptic plane during 2014 OCT 16 to NOV 15 - Closest to Earth 2014 OCT 31 at 0.9526 AU

Click Saturn for  our Astronomy      Bookstore

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 1P (Halley) - Overhead View

View of comet, Earth and Sun from north of the ecliptic plane during 2061 MAR 11 to OCT 07 - Closest to Earth 2061 JUL 19 at 0.4774 AU

Comet 1P (Halley) - Equatorial Chart

A plot of the comet’s path in the equatorial coordinates of the current date Greatest Brilliance 2061 JUL 19 at Magnitude +2.1