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Browse and discover detailed information about 151 of the most interesting comets. Comets are listed in order of decreasing brightness.

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Comet 46P/Wirtanen

46P/Wirtanen
R.A: 10h 58m 59s   Dec: +21° 07’ 12”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 22.0 (JPL)  fading
in Leo   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon