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Comet C/2009 F6 Yi-SWAN

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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 ascension7h 4.6m
Declination-70° 22'
ConstellationVolans
Distance from Earth15.658 AU
Last observed magnitude?
Date of last reported observation-
Altitude-10.8°
Azimuth197° (SSW)
Angular separation from Sun90.4°
Ecliptic latitude-81.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun15.698 AU
Perihelion1.284 AU
(06/05/2009)
Aphelion1,003.316 AU
Period11,258 years
Eccentricity0.997443
Inclination to ecliptic85.7°
Speed relative to Sun10.548 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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