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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 ascension5h 54.3m
Declination-74° 52'
ConstellationMensa
Distance from Earth17.050 AU
Last observed magnitude?
Date of last reported observation-
Altitude4.9°
Azimuth194° (SSW)
Angular separation from Sun91.2°
Ecliptic latitude-80.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun17.100 AU
Perihelion1.287 AU
(05/05/2009)
Aphelion1,013.178 AU
Period11,424 years
Eccentricity0.997462
Inclination to ecliptic85.7°
Speed relative to Sun10.100 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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