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Comet 10P Tempel 2

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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 ascension2h 24.6m
Declination5° 4'
ConstellationCetus
Distance from Earth2.122 AU
Last observed magnitude11.2
Date of last reported observation2021-Apr-19
Altitude5.1°
Azimuth80° (E)
Angular separation from Sun49.6°
Ecliptic latitude-11.3°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.655 AU
Perihelion1.412 AU
(2021-Mar-24)
Aphelion4.710 AU
Period5.36 years
Eccentricity0.538590
Inclination to ecliptic12.0°
Speed relative to Sun27.970 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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