COMETS

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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.

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Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy - Overhead View

View of comet, Earth and Sun from north of the ecliptic plane during 2014 DEC 08 to 2015 JAN 27 - Closest to Earth 2015 JAN 07 at 0.4689 AU

Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy - Equatorial Chart

A plot of the comet’s path in the equatorial coordinates of the current date Greatest Brilliance 2015 JAN 10 at Magnitude +6.0

Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy - 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 C/2014 R1 Borisov - Overhead View

View of comet, Earth and Sun from north of the ecliptic plane during 2014 NOV 22 to 2015 JAN 21 - Closest to Earth 2015 JAN 07 at 1.7768 AU

Comet C/2014 R1 Borisov - Equatorial Chart

A plot of the comet’s path in the equatorial coordinates of the current date Greatest Brilliance 2014 NOV 20 at Magnitude +11.4

Comet C/2014 R1 Borisov - Ephemeris

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

Comet 15P Finlay - Overhead View

View of comet, Earth and Sun from north of the ecliptic plane during 2014 DEC 11 to 2015 FEB 19 - Closest to Earth 2015 JAN 14 at 1.3923 AU

Comet 15P Finlay - Equatorial Chart

A plot of the comet’s path in the equatorial coordinates of the current date Greatest Brilliance 2014 DEC 30 at Magnitude +13.2 (flaring to Magnitude +8.7)

Comet 15P Finlay - 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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