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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 ascension8h 45.1m
Declination17° 54'
ConstellationCancer
Distance from Earth4.035 AU
Last observed magnitude11.5
Date of last reported observation07/12/2015
Altitude-5.4°
Azimuth311° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun112.3°
Ecliptic latitude-0.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.503 AU
Perihelion1.416 AU
(14/11/2015)
Aphelion4.709 AU
Period5.36 years
Eccentricity0.537566
Inclination to ecliptic12.0°
Speed relative to Sun10.215 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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