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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 52.8m
Declination-22° 29'
ConstellationPuppis
Distance from Earth12.384 AU
Last observed magnitude21.3
Date of last reported observation26/02/2014
Altitude-7.8°
Azimuth247° (WSW)
Angular separation from Sun46.4°
Ecliptic latitude-45.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun11.706 AU
Perihelion1.553 AU
(22/12/2011)
Aphelion55,474.411 AU
Period4,619,772 years
Eccentricity0.999944
Inclination to ecliptic106.2°
Speed relative to Sun12.310 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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