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Comet 21P Giacobini-Zinner

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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 ascension19h 31.4m
Declination15° 54'
ConstellationAquila
Distance from Earth1.683 AU
Last observed magnitude20.5
Date of last reported observation01/04/2013
Altitude5.9°
Azimuth75° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun94.7°
Ecliptic latitude30.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.030 AU
Perihelion1.013 AU
(10/09/2018)
Aphelion5.984 AU
Period6.54 years
Eccentricity0.710479
Inclination to ecliptic32.0°
Speed relative to Sun24.908 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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