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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 ascension6h 15.2m
Declination-77° 40'
ConstellationMensa
Distance from Earth16.867 AU
Last observed magnitude?
Date of last reported observation-
Altitude-8.0°
Azimuth189° (S)
Angular separation from Sun82.0°
Ecliptic latitude-80.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun16.758 AU
Perihelion1.287 AU
(06/05/2009)
Aphelion1,010.555 AU
Period11,380 years
Eccentricity0.997457
Inclination to ecliptic85.7°
Speed relative to Sun10.204 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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