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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 55.7m
Declination-27° 17'
ConstellationPuppis
Distance from Earth14.942 AU
Last observed magnitude21.3
Date of last reported observation26/02/2014
Altitude-74.3°
Azimuth325° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun52.5°
Ecliptic latitude-49.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun14.350 AU
Perihelion1.557 AU
(21/12/2011)
Aphelion17,016.760 AU
Period784,943 years
Eccentricity0.999817
Inclination to ecliptic106.2°
Speed relative to Sun11.115 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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