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Comet 2P Encke

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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 ascension22h 49.1m
Declination-17° 16'
ConstellationAquarius
Distance from Earth1.162 AU
Last observed magnitude7.5
Date of last reported observation27/02/2017
Altitude57.6°
Azimuth124° (ESE)
Angular separation from Sun64.1°
Ecliptic latitude-9.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.159 AU
Perihelion0.336 AU
(10/03/2017)
Aphelion4.094 AU
Period3.30 years
Eccentricity0.848334
Inclination to ecliptic11.8°
Speed relative to Sun33.624 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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