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Comet 252P LINEAR

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Coarse finder chart
(Field of view: 60°, Max. star mag.: 5)
Fine finder chart
(Field of view: 5°, Max. star mag.: 10)
 
View from 90° above ecliptic plane
View from above comet orbital plane
 
Position
Right ascension23h 24.3m
Declination0° 36'
ConstellationPisces
Distance from Earth5.664 AU
Last observed magnitude9.0
Date of last reported observation31/05/2016
Altitude33.7°
Azimuth221° (SW)
Angular separation from Sun40.1°
Ecliptic latitude4.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.938 AU
Perihelion0.997 AU
(15/03/2016)
Aphelion5.098 AU
Period5.32 years
Eccentricity0.672729
Inclination to ecliptic10.4°
Speed relative to Sun8.259 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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