July 31, 2011

COMET C/2009 P1 GARRADD TRACKING GUIDE


Comet C/2009 P1 Garradd is heading for magnitude 6 and is the brightest comet in the current sky. It will make a nice binocular comet from September this year to May 2012. Approximately 237 million km away, comet C2009/P1 (Garradd) is approaching earth and should reach perihelion just before Christmas whereas its closest approach to Earth will be in early March/2012.

Here I have posted some charts that gives positions of this comet from 31st July 2011 to 30 April 2012. These charts are generated using the Starry Night Pro. software. For more information like magnitude, RA and DEC of this comet download this document.


Comet C/2009 P1 Garradd Tracking Guide






CHART SHOWING COMET GARRADD’S POSITIONS FROM 18 DEC 2011 TO 2 MARCH 2012




COMET GARRADD’S POSITIONS FROM 1ST MARCH TO 1ST APRIL 2012



COMET GARRADD’S POSITIONS FROM 1ST APRIL TO 30TH APRIL 2012


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