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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 ascension13h 10.5m
Declination-2° 14'
ConstellationVirgo
Distance from Earth6.083 AU
Last observed magnitude20.5
Date of last reported observation01/04/2013
Altitude46.3°
Azimuth141° (SE)
Angular separation from Sun41.6°
Ecliptic latitude5.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun5.370 AU
Perihelion1.025 AU
(11/09/2018)
Aphelion6.000 AU
Period6.58 years
Eccentricity0.708099
Inclination to ecliptic32.0°
Speed relative to Sun8.824 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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