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Comet C/2015 F5 SWAN-Xingming

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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 ascension7h 48.0m
Declination23° 41'
ConstellationGemini
Distance from Earth8.963 AU
Last observed magnitude13.0
Date of last reported observation26/05/2015
Altitude-28.9°
Azimuth63° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun149.0°
Ecliptic latitude2.3°
Orbit
Distance from Sun9.820 AU
Perihelion0.347 AU
(27/03/2015)
Aphelion30.689 AU
Period61.1 years
Eccentricity0.977659
Inclination to ecliptic149.3°
Speed relative to Sun11.114 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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