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Comet 123P West-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 ascension11h 10.8m
Declination30° 56'
ConstellationUrsa Major
Distance from Earth1.246 AU
Last observed magnitude12.5
Date of last reported observation2019-Mar-18
Altitude44.2°
Azimuth106° (ESE)
Angular separation from Sun147.6°
Ecliptic latitude13.3°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.154 AU
Perihelion2.127 AU
(2019-Feb-05)
Aphelion5.588 AU
Period7.58 years
Eccentricity0.448614
Inclination to ecliptic15.4°
Speed relative to Sun24.368 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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