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Comet 10P Tempel 2

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Coarse finder chart
(Field of view: 60°, Max. star mag.: 5)
Fine finder chart
(Field of view: 2°, Max. star mag.: 12)
 
View from 90° above ecliptic plane
View from above comet orbital plane
 
Position
Right ascension6h 29.4m
Declination20° 48'
ConstellationGemini
Distance from Earth4.941 AU
Last observed magnitude11.5
Date of last reported observation07/12/2015
Altitude42.4°
Azimuth117° (ESE)
Angular separation from Sun28.0°
Ecliptic latitude-3.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.074 AU
Perihelion1.417 AU
(14/11/2015)
Aphelion4.710 AU
Period5.36 years
Eccentricity0.537464
Inclination to ecliptic12.0°
Speed relative to Sun12.081 km/s

Warning!
Never attempt to observe objects close to the sun without taking the proper precautions. In particular, never point optical instruments near the sun and look through them, or you risk permanent eye damage or blindness.
 

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