Comet ISON's Position in Early August

DateR.A.Dec.Mag.Dist.
Aug 0108h01m+24°51′+11.0(?)3.635
Aug 1508h19m+23°43′+11.0(?)3.355
Aug 3108h41m+22°08′+11.0(?)2.985

The table gives the comet’s equatorial coordinates – right ascension (R.A.) and declination (Dec.) – at 01:00 Universal Time on selected dates. Also listed are the visual magnitude and the distance from the Earth in astronomical units. One a.u. equals 92,955,807 miles or 149,597,870 kilometers.