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Comet 119P Parker-Hartley

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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 ascension12h 33.5m
Declination6° 39'
ConstellationVirgo
Distance from Earth3.266 AU
Last observed magnitude16.6
Date of last reported observation2023-May-02
Altitude35.4°
Azimuth239° (WSW)
Angular separation from Sun149.5°
Ecliptic latitude7.4°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.164 AU
Perihelion2.328 AU
(2022-Aug-12)
Aphelion5.284 AU
Period7.43 years
Eccentricity0.388342
Inclination to ecliptic7.4°
Speed relative to Sun13.892 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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