3rd April 2011 : Note on Comet Elenin

Comet Elenin is heading closer to Earth and is expected to make it’s closest approach to Earth in October 2011. We calculated it’s closest distance will be around 420,264,678 kilometers from Earth on the 26th of October . Our picture below shows the comet on the 16th of October shortly after it passes in front of the Earth at a distance of 420.5 million kilometers from us. At it’s closest to us comet Elenin will have a magnitude of  +5.57 magnitude.

Comet Elenin 16th October 2011 (Click to Enlarge)

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~ by sydneystargazers on April 3, 2011.

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