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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 ascension9h 25.3m
Declination20° 35'
ConstellationLeo
Distance from Earth5.182 AU
Last observed magnitude19.7
Date of last reported observation2024-Mar-01
Altitude13.4°
Azimuth74° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun47.3°
Ecliptic latitude5.9°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.554 AU
Perihelion1.416 AU
(2026-Aug-02)
Aphelion4.709 AU
Period5.36 years
Eccentricity0.537542
Inclination to ecliptic12.0°
Speed relative to Sun9.996 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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