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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 30.1m
Declination-26° 47'
ConstellationPuppis
Distance from Earth13.801 AU
Last observed magnitude21.3
Date of last reported observation26/02/2014
Altitude28.9°
Azimuth181° (S)
Angular separation from Sun79.3°
Ecliptic latitude-48.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun13.650 AU
Perihelion1.556 AU
(22/12/2011)
Aphelion19,447.282 AU
Period958,967 years
Eccentricity0.999840
Inclination to ecliptic106.2°
Speed relative to Sun11.397 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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