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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 15.7m
Declination10° 42'
ConstellationLeo
Distance from Earth1.331 AU
Last observed magnitude11.0
Date of last reported observation06/11/2017
Altitude74.7°
Azimuth168° (SSE)
Angular separation from Sun71.6°
Ecliptic latitude5.3°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.384 AU
Perihelion1.384 AU
(16/11/2017)
Aphelion5.492 AU
Period6.37 years
Eccentricity0.597484
Inclination to ecliptic9.7°
Speed relative to Sun31.994 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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