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Comet 45P Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova

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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 ascension14h 32.9m
Declination-10° 33'
ConstellationLibra
Distance from Earth3.535 AU
Last observed magnitude12.0
Date of last reported observation10/04/2017
Altitude11.2°
Azimuth259° (W)
Angular separation from Sun172.3°
Ecliptic latitude3.3°
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.533 AU
Perihelion0.536 AU
(31/12/2016)
Aphelion5.536 AU
Period5.29 years
Eccentricity0.823391
Inclination to ecliptic4.3°
Speed relative to Sun9.961 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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