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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 8.1m
Declination12° 16'
ConstellationAquila
Distance from Earth8.748 AU
Last observed magnitude17.2
Date of last reported observation10/06/2008
Altitude47.0°
Azimuth288° (WNW)
Angular separation from Sun106.0°
Ecliptic latitude33.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun9.076 AU
Perihelion1.024 AU
(28/08/2021)
Aphelion10.359 AU
Period13.6 years
Eccentricity0.820065
Inclination to ecliptic54.9°
Speed relative to Sun6.295 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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