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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 36.9m
Declination-75° 3'
ConstellationVolans
Distance from Earth16.339 AU
Last observed magnitude?
Date of last reported observation-
Altitude8.0°
Azimuth193° (SSW)
Angular separation from Sun79.9°
Ecliptic latitude-81.4°
Orbit
Distance from Sun16.194 AU
Perihelion1.285 AU
(06/05/2009)
Aphelion1,006.922 AU
Period11,318 years
Eccentricity0.997450
Inclination to ecliptic85.7°
Speed relative to Sun10.383 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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