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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 16.8m
Declination-31° 34'
ConstellationCanis Major
Distance from Earth17.789 AU
Last observed magnitude21.3
Date of last reported observation26/02/2014
Altitude6.4°
Azimuth143° (SE)
Angular separation from Sun89.0°
Ecliptic latitude-53.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun17.801 AU
Perihelion1.562 AU
(21/12/2011)
Aphelion16,527.115 AU
Period751,312 years
Eccentricity0.999811
Inclination to ecliptic106.3°
Speed relative to Sun9.978 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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