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Comet 111P Helin-Roman-Crockett

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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 ascension4h 32.1m
Declination21° 21'
ConstellationTaurus
Distance from Earth4.300 AU
Last observed magnitude13.2
Date of last reported observation2021-Mar-01
Altitude32.7°
Azimuth277° (W)
Angular separation from Sun48.5°
Ecliptic latitude-0.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.713 AU
Perihelion3.708 AU
(2021-Jun-15)
Aphelion4.586 AU
Period8.44 years
Eccentricity0.105905
Inclination to ecliptic4.2°
Speed relative to Sun16.247 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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