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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 ascension0h 34.7m
Declination-80° 22'
ConstellationHydrus
Distance from Earth17.902 AU
Last observed magnitude8.9
Date of last reported observation29/06/2010
Altitude4.5°
Azimuth189° (S)
Angular separation from Sun113.5°
Ecliptic latitude-63.3°
Orbit
Distance from Sun18.331 AU
Perihelion0.412 AU
(02/07/2010)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000389
Inclination to ecliptic77.1°
Speed relative to Sun9.881 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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