Explore Calendar of Events Tracking Comet NEOWISE, July-August 2020
July 13, 2020
12:00 a.m. – 11:59 p.m.
Griffith Observatory

Tracking Comet NEOWISE, July-August 2020

In July 2020, the Observatory provided observing guidance for the arrival of Comet Neowise, which definitely lived up to its billing.

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EVENING SKY CHART for Comet NEOWISE

EVENING SKY CHART for Comet NEOWISE

MORNING SKY CHART for Comet NEOWISE

MORNING SKY CHART for Comet NEOWISE

Ephemeris data for NEOWISE (C/2020 F3)
Positions for 9:30 p.m., PST
Calculated for Los Angeles California by Starry Night/Carina Software. Magnitudes Seiichi Yoshida (analysis June 27)

Date 2020 Set Mag Az Alt RA Dec Constellation
July 13 9:55 PM 2 327.4° 2.1° 7h 29.2m 45° 50.0′ Lynx
July 14 10:16 PM 2.1 326.3° 4.2° 7h 46.2m 46° 45.9′ Lynx
July 15 10:37 PM 2.3 325.0° 6.5° 8h 4.7m 47° 28.8′ Lynx
July 16 10:58 PM 2.5 323.5° 8.7° 8h 24.6m 47° 56.7′ Lynx
July 17 11:16 PM 2.8 321.7° 11.0° 8h 45.5m 48° 7.5′ Ursa Major
July 18 11:33 PM 2.9 319.7° 13.2° 9h 7.1m 47° 59.9′ Ursa Major
July 19 11:46 PM 3.1 317.5° 15.4° 9h 29.0m 47° 33.0′ Ursa Major
July 20 11:57 PM 3.2 315.2° 17.5° 9h 50.7m 46° 47.1′ Ursa Major
July 21 12:05 AM 3.4 312.6° 19.5° 10h 11.7m 45° 43.2′ Ursa Major
July 22 12:11 AM 3.6 309.9° 21.4° 10h 31.8m 44° 23.3′ Ursa Major
July 23 12:15 AM 3.8 307.1° 23.1° 10h 50.6m 42° 49.7′ Ursa Major
July 24 12:17 AM 3.9 304.2° 24.7° 11h 8.2m 41° 5.2′ Ursa Major
July 25 12:18 AM 4.1 301.3° 26.0° 11h 24.3m 39° 12.8′ Ursa Major
July 26 12:19 AM 4.3 298.3° 27.2° 11h 39.0m 37° 15.0′ Ursa Major
July 27 12:18 AM 4.5 295.4° 28.1° 11h 52.4m 35° 14.3′ Ursa Major
July 28 12:17 AM 4.7 292.5° 28.9° 12h 4.6m 33° 12.9′ Ursa Major
July 29 12:16 AM 4.9 289.7° 29.4° 12h 15.7m 31° 12.3′ Coma Berenices
July 30 12:14 AM 5.1 287.0° 29.8° 12h 25.7m 29° 13.9′ Coma Berenices
July 31 12:12 AM 5.3 284.4° 30.0° 12h 34.9m 27° 18.8′ Coma Berenices
August 01 12:09 AM 5.5 282.0° 30.1° 12h 43.2m 25° 27.5′ Coma Berenices
August 02 12:07 AM 5.7 279.7° 30.0° 12h 50.8m 23° 40.5′ Coma Berenices
August 03 12:04 AM 5.9 277.6° 29.9° 12h 57.8m 21° 58.1′ Coma Berenices
August 04 12:01 AM 6.1 275.6° 29.6° 13h 4.2m 20° 20.5′ Coma Berenices
August 05 11:58 PM 6.3 273.8° 29.3° 13h 10.1m 18° 47.6′ Coma Berenices
August 06 11:55 PM 6.4 272.1° 28.8° 13h 15.5m 17° 19.3′ Coma Berenices
August 07 11:52 PM 6.6 270.6° 28.4° 13h 20.6m 15° 55.4′ Coma Berenices
August 08 11:49 PM 6.7 269.2° 27.8° 13h 25.2m 14° 35.9′ Coma Berenices
August 09 11:45 PM 6.9 268.0° 27.3° 13h 29.6m 13° 20.5′ Virgo
August 19 11:42 PM 7.1 266.8° 26.7° 13h 33.7m 12° 9.0′ Virgo
August 11 11:39 PM 7.2 265.8° 26.0° 13h 37.6m 11° 1.2′ Boˆtes
Augsut 12 11:35 PM 7.4 264.8° 25.4° 13h 41.2m 9° 56.9′ Boˆtes
August 13 11:32 PM 7.6 263.9° 24.7° 13h 44.6m 8° 55.8′ Boˆtes
August 14 11:29 PM 7.7 263.2° 24.0° 13h 47.8m 7° 57.7′ Boˆtes
August 15 11:25 PM 7.9 262.5° 23.3° 13h 50.9m 7° 2.5′ Virgo