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Comet 2006 P1 ( McNaught ) is observable as a magnitude 9 fuzzy star in the constellation Ophiuchus low in the evening sky, from the northern hemisphere .
The comet was discovered in August 21 2006 by Terry Lovejoy. It will pass 0.17 A.U. from the sun in mid January, reaching to magnitude 1. The comet will become observable in the Southern Hemisphere in late January.

Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1
2006 11 16 17 01.98 -13 07.2 2.339 1.493 24.2 15.7 13.6
2006 11 21 17 08.67 -12 48.7 2.272 1.398 21.3 14.9 13.2
2006 11 26 17 15.95 -12 27.3 2.196 1.300 18.7 14.1 12.8
2006 12 01 17 23.91 -12 02.3 2.110 1.199 16.6 13.6 12.4
2006 12 06 17 32.62 -11 33.2 2.015 1.094 15.1 13.5 11.9
2006 12 11 17 42.26 -10 59.1 1.910 0.985 14.1 14.1 11.3
2006 12 16 17 53.05 -10 19.7 1.794 0.871 13.8 15.7 10.7
2006 12 21 18 05.32 -09 34.5 1.666 0.751 14.1 18.6 9.9
2006 12 26 18 19.65 -08 44.7 1.524 0.624 14.6 23.5 8.9
2006 12 31 18 37.03 -07 56.4 1.363 0.488 15.2 31.9 7.6
2007 01 05 18 59.50 -07 36.6 1.179 0.344 15.1 48.1 5.7
2007 01 10 19 31.41 -10 08.3 0.963 0.206 12.1 89.5 3.1
2007 01 15 20 10.21 -23 46.6 0.818 0.193 6.3 145.7 2.4
2007 01 20 20 34.69 -38 17.5 0.875 0.326 19.0 99.8 4.8
2007 01 25 20 51.57 -46 20.7 0.985 0.471 27.7 76.1 6.7
2007 01 30 21 05.96 -51 05.2 1.096 0.608 33.4 63.2 8.0
2007 02 04 21 19.24 -54 12.9 1.198 0.736 37.8 55.3 9.1
2007 02 09 21 31.88 -56 29.4 1.290 0.857 41.6 49.9 9.9
2007 02 14 21 44.14 -58 17.2 1.373 0.971 45.0 46.0 10.6


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