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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 58.8m
Declination-76° 47'
ConstellationOctans
Distance from Earth19.801 AU
Last observed magnitude8.9
Date of last reported observation29/06/2010
Altitude1.8°
Azimuth193° (SSW)
Angular separation from Sun60.6°
Ecliptic latitude-62.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun19.336 AU
Perihelion0.413 AU
(02/07/2010)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000394
Inclination to ecliptic77.0°
Speed relative to Sun9.623 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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