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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 38.9m
Declination-78° 10'
ConstellationChamaeleon
Distance from Earth21.937 AU
Last observed magnitude?
Date of last reported observation-
Altitude0.5°
Azimuth192° (SSW)
Angular separation from Sun85.2°
Ecliptic latitude-77.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun21.875 AU
Perihelion1.289 AU
(05/05/2009)
Aphelion1,001.176 AU
Period11,222 years
Eccentricity0.997428
Inclination to ecliptic85.7°
Speed relative to Sun8.907 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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