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Comet 24P Schaumasse

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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 ascension16h 38.3m
Declination-13° 29'
ConstellationOphiuchus
Distance from Earth1.334 AU
Last observed magnitude13.0
Date of last reported observation12/03/2018
Altitude10.0°
Azimuth256° (WSW)
Angular separation from Sun142.1°
Ecliptic latitude5.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.215 AU
Perihelion1.206 AU
(16/11/2017)
Aphelion6.964 AU
Period8.26 years
Eccentricity0.704724
Inclination to ecliptic11.7°
Speed relative to Sun24.165 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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