Comet C/2004 Q2 (Machholz)
Distance from Earth: 0.565258 astronomical units.
Distance from Sun: 1.431303 astronomical units.
Heliocentric: l:71.6097 b:-16.6545 r:1.4313
Magnitude: 5.8
Rates ra: -0.0162 dec: 0.0233 (arc-secs/sec)
Magnitude: 5.8
RA: 04h 47m 21.3s Dec: -2436'35"
RA: 04h 47m 09.0s Dec: -2437'06" (Epoch 2000)
Azm: 7322'49" Alt: -6305'44"
Rise: 19:22 Transit: 00:12 Set: 04:57
Hour angle: -10h 05m 51.9s
9.5 minutes unguided ST10MXE/RCOS 12.5" Red filter