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Comet C/2009 R1 McNaught

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Coarse finder chart
(Field of view: 60°, Max. star mag.: 5)
Fine finder chart
(Field of view: 5°, Max. star mag.: 10)
 
View from 90° above ecliptic plane
View from above comet orbital plane
 
Position
Right ascension23h 9.6m
Declination-78° 2'
ConstellationOctans
Distance from Earth15.546 AU
Last observed magnitude8.9
Date of last reported observation29/06/2010
Altitude-6.3°
Azimuth170° (S)
Angular separation from Sun62.3°
Ecliptic latitude-64.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun15.114 AU
Perihelion0.408 AU
(02/07/2010)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000356
Inclination to ecliptic77.1°
Speed relative to Sun10.870 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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