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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 ascension5h 53.0m
Declination20° 11'
ConstellationOrion
Distance from Earth4.451 AU
Last observed magnitude11.5
Date of last reported observation07/12/2015
Altitude-9.4°
Azimuth326° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun54.6°
Ecliptic latitude-3.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.954 AU
Perihelion1.417 AU
(14/11/2015)
Aphelion4.710 AU
Period5.36 years
Eccentricity0.537439
Inclination to ecliptic12.0°
Speed relative to Sun12.615 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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