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Comet 15P/Finlay is at Opposition (3.076 AU) on the 16th February 2016



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Comet Finlay is a periodic comet in the solar system discovered by William Henry Finlay (Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa) on September 26, 1886. It will next come to perihelion (closest approach to the Sun) on December 27, 2014, when it is expected to reach about apparent magnitude 10.
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Comet 15P/Finlay makes its closest approach to the Earth (1.626 AU) on the 20th June 2014

Ephemeris

Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   Mag
2014 06 20    14 57 10.9 -25 15 21   1.6262  2.4923   140.1    15.2  17.0
2014 06 21    14 56 11.5 -25 11 01   1.6264  2.4837   138.9    15.6  17.0
2014 06 22    14 55 13.8 -25 06 43   1.6268  2.4752   137.7    16.0  17.0
2014 06 23    14 54 17.8 -25 02 26   1.6273  2.4666   136.6    16.4  17.0
2014 06 24    14 53 23.7 -24 58 11   1.6281  2.4581   135.4    16.9  17.0
2014 06 25    14 52 31.4 -24 53 59   1.6290  2.4495   134.3    17.3  17.0
2014 06 26    14 51 41.0 -24 49 50   1.6301  2.4409   133.2    17.7  16.9
2014 06 27    14 50 52.5 -24 45 44   1.6314  2.4322   132.0    18.1  16.9
2014 06 28    14 50 05.9 -24 41 43   1.6328  2.4236   130.9    18.5  16.9
2014 06 29    14 49 21.3 -24 37 45   1.6344  2.4149   129.8    18.9  16.9
2014 06 30    14 48 38.7 -24 33 51   1.6361  2.4063   128.7    19.3  16.9


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Comet 15P/Finlay is at Opposition (3.999 AU) on the 14th April, 2013.

Ephemeris

Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase  Mag
2013 04 13    13 27 11.4 -10 45 49   4.0031  5.0054   178.1     0.4  22.0
2013 04 14    13 26 29.4 -10 42 13   3.9990  5.0017   178.5     0.3  22.0
2013 04 15    13 25 47.2 -10 38 36   3.9952  4.9980   178.1     0.4  22.0
2013 04 16    13 25 05.1 -10 34 57   3.9917  4.9943   177.2     0.6  22.0
2013 04 17    13 24 22.9 -10 31 18   3.9886  4.9906   176.1     0.8  22.0
2013 04 18    13 23 40.8 -10 27 39   3.9858  4.9868   175.0     1.0  22.0
2013 04 19    13 22 58.8 -10 23 58   3.9833  4.9831   173.9     1.2  22.0
2013 04 20    13 22 16.8 -10 20 18   3.9811  4.9794   172.8     1.4  22.0


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