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Comet 46P/Wirtanen

R.A: 12h 52m 00s   Dec: +03° 10’ 46”
Observed Magnitude N.A. (COBS)
Estimated Magnitude 25.0 (JPL)  fading
in Virgo   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon