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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 42.0m
Declination-30° 46'
ConstellationPuppis
Distance from Earth12.460 AU
Last observed magnitude21.3
Date of last reported observation26/02/2014
Altitude18.7°
Azimuth207° (SSW)
Angular separation from Sun128.0°
Ecliptic latitude-47.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun13.090 AU
Perihelion1.555 AU
(22/12/2011)
Aphelion22,057.565 AU
Period1,158,365 years
Eccentricity0.999859
Inclination to ecliptic106.2°
Speed relative to Sun11.639 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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