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Comet P/2008 QP20 LINEAR-Hill

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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 ascension13h 31.6m
Declination-15° 29'
ConstellationVirgo
Distance from Earth5.882 AU
Last observed magnitude19.8
Date of last reported observation21/02/2009
Altitude9.2°
Azimuth242° (WSW)
Angular separation from Sun31.7°
Ecliptic latitude-6.4°
Orbit
Distance from Sun5.069 AU
Perihelion1.750 AU
(16/05/2015)
Aphelion5.290 AU
Period6.60 years
Eccentricity0.502922
Inclination to ecliptic7.6°
Speed relative to Sun9.898 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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