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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 22.2m
Declination-7° 41'
ConstellationLibra
Distance from Earth1.507 AU
Last observed magnitude11.0
Date of last reported observation15/01/2018
Altitude-31.5°
Azimuth62° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun66.8°
Ecliptic latitude11.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.439 AU
Perihelion1.206 AU
(16/11/2017)
Aphelion6.962 AU
Period8.25 years
Eccentricity0.704618
Inclination to ecliptic11.7°
Speed relative to Sun31.877 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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