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Comet 209P LINEAR

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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 ascension4h 6.6m
Declination16° 2'
ConstellationTaurus
Distance from Earth4.701 AU
Last observed magnitude20.6
Date of last reported observation21/10/2014
Altitude36.5°
Azimuth290° (WNW)
Angular separation from Sun81.7°
Ecliptic latitude-4.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.664 AU
Perihelion0.968 AU
(12/06/2019)
Aphelion4.958 AU
Period5.10 years
Eccentricity0.673281
Inclination to ecliptic21.3°
Speed relative to Sun8.999 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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