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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 ascension12h 43.0m
Declination-10° 10'
ConstellationVirgo
Distance from Earth5.915 AU
Last observed magnitude19.8
Date of last reported observation21/02/2009
Altitude41.6°
Azimuth181° (S)
Angular separation from Sun17.1°
Ecliptic latitude-6.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.964 AU
Perihelion1.746 AU
(17/05/2015)
Aphelion5.289 AU
Period6.60 years
Eccentricity0.503617
Inclination to ecliptic7.6°
Speed relative to Sun10.258 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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