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Comet 41P Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak

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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 ascension18h 12.9m
Declination39° 17'
ConstellationHercules
Distance from Earth0.193 AU
Last observed magnitude7.5
Date of last reported observation24/04/2017
Altitude35.6°
Azimuth321° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun105.4°
Ecliptic latitude9.2°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.075 AU
Perihelion1.045 AU
(12/04/2017)
Aphelion5.124 AU
Period5.42 years
Eccentricity0.661197
Inclination to ecliptic9.2°
Speed relative to Sun36.916 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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