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Comet 62P Tsuchinshan

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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 ascension11h 31.3m
Declination9° 45'
ConstellationLeo
Distance from Earth1.313 AU
Last observed magnitude11.0
Date of last reported observation20/11/2017
Altitude58.3°
Azimuth88° (E)
Angular separation from Sun72.6°
Ecliptic latitude5.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.387 AU
Perihelion1.384 AU
(16/11/2017)
Aphelion5.492 AU
Period6.37 years
Eccentricity0.597484
Inclination to ecliptic9.7°
Speed relative to Sun31.956 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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