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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 ascension8h 54.9m
Declination20° 10'
ConstellationCancer
Distance from Earth5.697 AU
Last observed magnitude11.5
Date of last reported observation07/12/2015
Altitude49.3°
Azimuth225° (SW)
Angular separation from Sun12.2°
Ecliptic latitude3.2°
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.709 AU
Perihelion1.415 AU
(14/11/2015)
Aphelion4.709 AU
Period5.36 years
Eccentricity0.537862
Inclination to ecliptic12.0°
Speed relative to Sun9.331 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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