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Comet 8P Tuttle

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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 ascension19h 24.5m
Declination14° 31'
ConstellationAquila
Distance from Earth8.389 AU
Last observed magnitude17.2
Date of last reported observation10/06/2008
Altitude-23.4°
Azimuth286° (WNW)
Angular separation from Sun143.0°
Ecliptic latitude32.4°
Orbit
Distance from Sun9.221 AU
Perihelion1.024 AU
(28/08/2021)
Aphelion10.359 AU
Period13.6 years
Eccentricity0.820104
Inclination to ecliptic55.0°
Speed relative to Sun6.046 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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