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(30.9929°N, 90.9586°W)
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Comet C/2009 P1 Garradd

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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 ascension8h 16.9m
Declination-27° 39'
ConstellationPuppis
Distance from Earth9.846 AU
Last observed magnitude21.3
Date of last reported observation26/02/2014
Altitude29.6°
Azimuth195° (SSW)
Angular separation from Sun119.3°
Ecliptic latitude-42.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun10.363 AU
Perihelion1.552 AU
(22/12/2011)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000062
Inclination to ecliptic106.2°
Speed relative to Sun13.086 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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