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Comet 19P Borrelly

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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 ascension15h 24.3m
Declination-8° 30'
ConstellationLibra
Distance from Earth6.358 AU
Last observed magnitude12.0
Date of last reported observation23/11/2015
Altitude-60.0°
Azimuth352° (N)
Angular separation from Sun25.2°
Ecliptic latitude11.4°
Orbit
Distance from Sun5.474 AU
Perihelion1.343 AU
(29/05/2015)
Aphelion5.849 AU
Period6.82 years
Eccentricity0.626441
Inclination to ecliptic30.5°
Speed relative to Sun8.802 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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