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Comet C/2006 OF2 Broughton

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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 ascension12h 9.1m
Declination-27° 32'
ConstellationHydra
Distance from Earth23.153 AU
Last observed magnitude16.7
Date of last reported observation19/03/2010
Altitude-13.1°
Azimuth245° (WSW)
Angular separation from Sun49.4°
Ecliptic latitude-24.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun22.522 AU
Perihelion2.458 AU
(10/09/2008)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.001883
Inclination to ecliptic30.1°
Speed relative to Sun8.914 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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