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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 ascension12h 22.9m
Declination6° 43'
ConstellationVirgo
Distance from Earth1.459 AU
Last observed magnitude11.5
Date of last reported observation06/11/2017
Altitude37.9°
Azimuth234° (SW)
Angular separation from Sun55.1°
Ecliptic latitude10.2°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.207 AU
Perihelion1.206 AU
(16/11/2017)
Aphelion6.961 AU
Period8.25 years
Eccentricity0.704597
Inclination to ecliptic11.7°
Speed relative to Sun35.396 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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