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Comet 4P/Faye is at Opposition (1.874 AU) on the 13th February 2015 

Ephemeris

Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r    Elong.  Phase   Mag
2015 02 12    09 29 29.7 +02 44 22   1.8684  2.8425   168.5     4.0  16.2
2015 02 13    09 28 38.7 +02 51 02   1.8741  2.8485   168.6     3.9  16.2
2015 02 14    09 27 48.0 +02 57 46   1.8800  2.8545   168.5     3.9  16.2
2015 02 15    09 26 57.9 +03 04 33   1.8862  2.8604   168.4     4.0  16.2
2015 02 16    09 26 08.3 +03 11 23   1.8927  2.8664   168.1     4.1  16.2
2015 02 17    09 25 19.3 +03 18 14   1.8995  2.8724   167.6     4.2  16.3
2015 02 18    09 24 31.0 +03 25 08   1.9066  2.8784   167.1     4.4  16.3
2015 02 19    09 23 43.4 +03 32 03   1.9140  2.8844   166.5     4.6  16.3
2015 02 20    09 22 56.5 +03 38 59   1.9217  2.8904   165.8     4.8  16.3
2015 02 21    09 22 10.4 +03 45 55   1.9296  2.8963   165.1     5.0  16.4
2015 02 22    09 21 25.2 +03 52 52   1.9379  2.9023   164.3     5.3  16.4
2015 02 23    09 20 40.8 +03 59 48   1.9464  2.9083   163.4     5.6  16.4
2015 02 24    09 19 57.4 +04 06 44   1.9553  2.9142   162.5     5.9  16.4
2015 02 25    09 19 15.0 +04 13 39   1.9644  2.9202   161.6     6.1  16.4
2015 02 26    09 18 33.5 +04 20 33   1.9738  2.9262   160.6     6.4  16.5
2015 02 27    09 17 53.1 +04 27 25   1.9834  2.9321   159.7     6.7  16.5
2015 02 28    09 17 13.8 +04 34 16   1.9934  2.9381   158.7     7.0  16.5


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Comet 4P/Faye makes its closest approach to the Earth (1.816 AU) on the 23rd January 2015.

Ephemeris

Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r    Elong.  Phase   Mag
2015 01 22    09 47 20.6 +00 48 31   1.8163  2.7158   150.4    10.3  15.8
2015 01 23    09 46 33.7 +00 52 35   1.8160  2.7218   151.5     9.9  15.8
2015 01 24    09 45 46.1 +00 56 49   1.8161  2.7279   152.6     9.6  15.8
2015 01 25    09 44 57.7 +01 01 14   1.8163  2.7339   153.7     9.2  15.8
2015 01 26    09 44 08.7 +01 05 49   1.8169  2.7400   154.8     8.8  15.9
2015 01 27    09 43 19.0 +01 10 34   1.8177  2.7460   155.9     8.4  15.9
2015 01 28    09 42 28.8 +01 15 28   1.8187  2.7521   157.0     8.0  15.9
2015 01 29    09 41 38.1 +01 20 31   1.8201  2.7581   158.0     7.7  15.9
2015 01 30    09 40 47.0 +01 25 44   1.8217  2.7642   159.1     7.3  15.9
2015 01 31    09 39 55.5 +01 31 05   1.8236  2.7702   160.1     7.0  15.9


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Comet 4P/Faye is at Perihelion (1.655 AU) on the 29th May 2014

Ephemeris

Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   Mag
2014 05 28    03 20 37.0 +15 59 58   2.6156  1.6551    14.6     8.9  13.4
2014 05 29    03 23 34.6 +16 07 46   2.6139  1.6550    14.9     9.1  13.4
2014 05 30    03 26 32.2 +16 15 24   2.6122  1.6550    15.1     9.2  13.4
2014 05 31    03 29 30.1 +16 22 51   2.6106  1.6551    15.4     9.3  13.4
2014 06 01    03 32 28.1 +16 30 08   2.6090  1.6552    15.6     9.5  13.4
2014 06 02    03 35 26.2 +16 37 14   2.6075  1.6554    15.9     9.6  13.4
2014 06 03    03 38 24.4 +16 44 09   2.6059  1.6556    16.1     9.8  13.4
2014 06 04    03 41 22.7 +16 50 54   2.6044  1.6559    16.4     9.9  13.4
2014 06 05    03 44 21.1 +16 57 27   2.6030  1.6563    16.6    10.1  13.4
2014 06 06    03 47 19.6 +17 03 49   2.6015  1.6567    16.8    10.2  13.4
2014 06 07    03 50 18.2 +17 10 00   2.6001  1.6572    17.1    10.4  13.4
2014 06 08    03 53 16.7 +17 15 59   2.5987  1.6577    17.3    10.5  13.4
2014 06 09    03 56 15.4 +17 21 47   2.5974  1.6583    17.6    10.7  13.4
2014 06 10    03 59 14.0 +17 27 24   2.5960  1.6590    17.8    10.8  13.4
2014 06 11    04 02 12.6 +17 32 48   2.5947  1.6597    18.1    10.9  13.4
2014 06 12    04 05 11.3 +17 38 02   2.5935  1.6605    18.3    11.1  13.4
2014 06 13    04 08 09.9 +17 43 03   2.5922  1.6614    18.6    11.2  13.4
2014 06 14    04 11 08.5 +17 47 53   2.5910  1.6623    18.8    11.4  13.4
2014 06 15    04 14 07.0 +17 52 31   2.5898  1.6632    19.1    11.5  13.4
2014 06 16    04 17 05.5 +17 56 58   2.5886  1.6643    19.3    11.6  13.4
2014 06 17    04 20 03.9 +18 01 12   2.5875  1.6653    19.6    11.8  13.4
2014 06 18    04 23 02.2 +18 05 14   2.5864  1.6665    19.8    11.9  13.4
2014 06 19    04 26 00.5 +18 09 05   2.5853  1.6677    20.1    12.1  13.4
2014 06 20    04 28 58.6 +18 12 43   2.5842  1.6690    20.3    12.2  13.4
2014 06 21    04 31 56.5 +18 16 10   2.5831  1.6703    20.6    12.3  13.4
2014 06 22    04 34 54.4 +18 19 24   2.5821  1.6717    20.8    12.5  13.4
2014 06 23    04 37 52.0 +18 22 26   2.5811  1.6731    21.1    12.6  13.4
2014 06 24    04 40 49.5 +18 25 17   2.5801  1.6746    21.3    12.8  13.4
2014 06 25    04 43 46.8 +18 27 55   2.5791  1.6762    21.6    12.9  13.4
2014 06 26    04 46 43.8 +18 30 21   2.5781  1.6778    21.8    13.0  13.4
2014 06 27    04 49 40.7 +18 32 35   2.5772  1.6795    22.1    13.2  13.4
2014 06 28    04 52 37.2 +18 34 36   2.5762  1.6812    22.4    13.3  13.4
2014 06 29    04 55 33.5 +18 36 26   2.5753  1.6830    22.6    13.4  13.4
2014 06 30    04 58 29.5 +18 38 04   2.5744  1.6848    22.9    13.6  13.5


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Comet 4P/Faye makes its closest approach to the Earth (2.121 AU) on the 8th August, 2013.

Ephemeris

Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   Mag
2013 08 07    19 24 06.9 -08 57 03   2.1210  3.0631   153.7     8.5  16.9 
2013 08 08    19 23 20.8 -09 00 34   2.1208  3.0572   152.7     8.8  16.9
2013 08 09    19 22 35.4 -09 04 09   2.1208  3.0513   151.7     9.1  16.9
2013 08 10    19 21 50.8 -09 07 48   2.1211  3.0455   150.6     9.4  16.9
2013 08 11    19 21 07.1 -09 11 29   2.1217  3.0396   149.6     9.7  16.9
2013 08 12    19 20 24.4 -09 15 14   2.1225  3.0338   148.6    10.0  16.9
2013 08 13    19 19 42.6 -09 19 01   2.1235  3.0279   147.6    10.3  16.9
2013 08 14    19 19 01.7 -09 22 52   2.1247  3.0220   146.6    10.6  16.8
2013 08 15    19 18 21.9 -09 26 44   2.1262  3.0161   145.5    11.0  16.8
2013 08 16    19 17 43.2 -09 30 39   2.1279  3.0102   144.5    11.3  16.8
2013 08 17    19 17 05.6 -09 34 36   2.1298  3.0043   143.5    11.6  16.8
2013 08 18    19 16 29.0 -09 38 35   2.1320  2.9984   142.4    11.9  16.8
2013 08 19    19 15 53.7 -09 42 36   2.1343  2.9925   141.4    12.2  16.8
2013 08 20    19 15 19.5 -09 46 38   2.1369  2.9866   140.4    12.5  16.8


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Comet 4P/Faye is at Opposition (2.181 AU) on the 18th July, 2013.

Ephemeris

Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.           Delta      r        Elong.  Phase   Mag
2013 07 18    19 41 00.5 -08 02 30   2.1811  3.1791   166.8     4.2  17.2
2013 07 19    19 40 08.7 -08 04 22   2.1755  3.1733   166.8     4.2  17.2
2013 07 20    19 39 16.8 -08 06 21   2.1702  3.1676   166.7     4.2  17.2
2013 07 21    19 38 24.7 -08 08 25   2.1651  3.1618   166.4     4.3  17.2
2013 07 22    19 37 32.6 -08 10 36   2.1603  3.1560   166.1     4.4  17.2
2013 07 23    19 36 40.5 -08 12 52   2.1558  3.1503   165.7     4.6  17.1
2013 07 24    19 35 48.3 -08 15 13   2.1516  3.1445   165.2     4.7  17.1
2013 07 25    19 34 56.2 -08 17 40   2.1476  3.1387   164.7     4.9  17.1


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Date TT R. A. (2000)  Decl.      Delta     r     Elong. Phase Mag
2006 12 06 02 19.45 +02 02.5 0.811 1.680 138.4 22.9 10.9
2006 12 11 02 23.38 +02 04.2 0.844 1.687 134.4 24.7 11.0
2006 12 16 02 27.97 +02 14.4 0.881 1.695 130.6 26.2 11.2
2006 12 21 02 33.19 +02 32.2 0.921 1.705 126.9 27.5 11.3
2006 12 26 02 39.01 +02 56.6 0.964 1.716 123.5 28.6 11.4
2006 12 31 02 45.38 +03 26.6 1.010 1.728 120.2 29.5 11.6


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The comet is starting to fade but it is condensed and relatively easy to spot.
It is observable until May next year when it fades down to 16 magnitude.

Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.         Delta       r      Elong.   Phase   Mag 
2006 11 01 02 09.09 +06 18.1 0.686 1.674 171.2 5.2 10.5
2006 11 06 02 09.19 +05 16.0 0.690 1.670 166.5 8.0 10.5
2006 11 11 02 09.57 +04 20.4 0.699 1.668 161.5 10.9 10.6
2006 11 16 02 10.35 +03 33.0 0.713 1.667 156.5 13.7 10.6
2006 11 21 02 11.65 +02 55.1 0.731 1.668 151.7 16.3 10.7
2006 11 26 02 13.56 +02 27.4 0.754 1.671 147.0 18.7 10.7
2006 12 01 02 16.14 +02 09.9 0.780 1.675 142.6 21.0 10.8


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