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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 49.7m
Declination-72° 26'
ConstellationVolans
Distance from Earth17.525 AU
Last observed magnitude?
Date of last reported observation-
Altitude10.2°
Azimuth194° (SSW)
Angular separation from Sun95.1°
Ecliptic latitude-80.2°
Orbit
Distance from Sun17.644 AU
Perihelion1.288 AU
(05/05/2009)
Aphelion1,014.636 AU
Period11,449 years
Eccentricity0.997464
Inclination to ecliptic85.7°
Speed relative to Sun9.941 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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