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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 39.2m
Declination-77° 12'
ConstellationChamaeleon
Distance from Earth20.151 AU
Last observed magnitude?
Date of last reported observation-
Altitude9.0°
Azimuth189° (S)
Angular separation from Sun83.2°
Ecliptic latitude-78.3°
Orbit
Distance from Sun20.057 AU
Perihelion1.290 AU
(05/05/2009)
Aphelion1,013.981 AU
Period11,438 years
Eccentricity0.997458
Inclination to ecliptic85.7°
Speed relative to Sun9.312 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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