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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 ascension7h 44.6m
Declination-29° 6'
ConstellationPuppis
Distance from Earth17.034 AU
Last observed magnitude21.3
Date of last reported observation26/02/2014
Altitude8.4°
Azimuth226° (SW)
Angular separation from Sun51.9°
Ecliptic latitude-51.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun16.428 AU
Perihelion1.560 AU
(21/12/2011)
Aphelion15,369.839 AU
Period673,804 years
Eccentricity0.999797
Inclination to ecliptic106.2°
Speed relative to Sun10.387 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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