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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 ascension13h 44.3m
Declination-0° 12'
ConstellationVirgo
Distance from Earth1.475 AU
Last observed magnitude12.0
Date of last reported observation11/12/2017
Altitude-16.0°
Azimuth72° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun57.2°
Ecliptic latitude11.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.254 AU
Perihelion1.206 AU
(16/11/2017)
Aphelion6.961 AU
Period8.25 years
Eccentricity0.704592
Inclination to ecliptic11.7°
Speed relative to Sun34.613 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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