37P/Forbes

Observed:  Points: 30

Current Info for Observer

as of 10/22/2018 11:41 p.m.

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General Info

as of 10/22/2018 11:41 p.m.

TypeComet
Constellation Pisces
Magnitude15.52
Peak Magnitude 14.79 (March 9, 2031)
OrbitsSun
Right ascension22:59:30.41 (Hours)
Declination5:31:39.1 (Deg)
Distance from Earth1.42460AU
Closest Approach March 25, 2030 (2.264AU)
Distance from Sun2.26066AU
Elongation137:31:25.6

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The following form will generate a PDF finder chart suitable for printing using to locate objects in the sky with your telescope!

The Date is only really useful for solar system objects, as deep space objects move measurably only on a galactic timescale.

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