Comet ISON's Position in Mid-January

Jan 0116h43m+72°12′+5.0(?)0.453
Jan 1503h40m+73°59′+7.0(?)0.681
Jan 3104h14m+57°40′+9.0(?)1.079

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.