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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 ascension21h 30.6m
Declination-7° 9'
ConstellationAquarius
Distance from Earth3.944 AU
Last observed magnitude9.0
Date of last reported observation31/05/2016
Altitude17.2°
Azimuth236° (SW)
Angular separation from Sun117.9°
Ecliptic latitude6.3°
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.498 AU
Perihelion0.997 AU
(15/03/2016)
Aphelion5.098 AU
Period5.32 years
Eccentricity0.672876
Inclination to ecliptic10.4°
Speed relative to Sun10.166 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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