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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 ascension8h 0.0m
Declination-28° 51'
ConstellationPuppis
Distance from Earth14.891 AU
Last observed magnitude21.3
Date of last reported observation26/02/2014
Altitude5.5°
Azimuth220° (SW)
Angular separation from Sun67.3°
Ecliptic latitude-49.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun14.534 AU
Perihelion1.557 AU
(21/12/2011)
Aphelion16,745.120 AU
Period766,225 years
Eccentricity0.999814
Inclination to ecliptic106.2°
Speed relative to Sun11.044 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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