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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 ascension22h 40.2m
Declination-78° 56'
ConstellationOctans
Distance from Earth21.230 AU
Last observed magnitude8.9
Date of last reported observation29/06/2010
Altitude4.2°
Azimuth190° (S)
Angular separation from Sun73.1°
Ecliptic latitude-62.3°
Orbit
Distance from Sun20.964 AU
Perihelion0.415 AU
(01/07/2010)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000395
Inclination to ecliptic77.0°
Speed relative to Sun9.245 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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