February 11 will fly by the Earth, the comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova

11 Feb 2017 just 0.08.e. (12 million km) from Earth, will fly by comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova. Her Shine in this moment could be around the 6th minute. led. However, just at that date is accounted the time of full moon. The comet will be above the horizon when the moon climbed. Outputs from this position two: to observe the comet a few days before closest approach (better) or a few days after the rendezvous (worse).

On the morning of 8 February, there is a small “window” (actually for the 62nd parallel and to the South) between moonset and the end of astronomical twilight. For example, at the latitude of Moscow the duration of this window will be 45 minutes, and the height of the comet above the horizon will vary in the range of 30.5-36°.

Search the map attached. It can be used by observers living in time zones UTC-2 – UTC 12.

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