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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 ascension15h 37.4m
Declination-8° 39'
ConstellationLibra
Distance from Earth1.507 AU
Last observed magnitude11.0
Date of last reported observation01/01/1900
Altitude17.0°
Azimuth240° (WSW)
Angular separation from Sun69.6°
Ecliptic latitude10.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.485 AU
Perihelion1.206 AU
(16/11/2017)
Aphelion6.962 AU
Period8.25 years
Eccentricity0.704619
Inclination to ecliptic11.7°
Speed relative to Sun31.268 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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