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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 35.5m
Declination22° 8'
ConstellationLeo
Distance from Earth4.081 AU
Last observed magnitude11.5
Date of last reported observation2015-Dec-07
Altitude-3.3°
Azimuth317° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun103.5°
Ecliptic latitude6.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.424 AU
Perihelion1.414 AU
(2021-Mar-24)
Aphelion4.709 AU
Period5.36 years
Eccentricity0.538173
Inclination to ecliptic12.0°
Speed relative to Sun10.548 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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