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Comet 132P Helin-Roman-Alu

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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 ascension2h 20.9m
Declination7° 21'
ConstellationCetus
Distance from Earth1.500 AU
Last observed magnitude15.7
Date of last reported observation2022-Jan-15
Altitude2.6°
Azimuth278° (W)
Angular separation from Sun92.5°
Ecliptic latitude-5.2°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.830 AU
Perihelion1.692 AU
(2021-Nov-13)
Aphelion6.079 AU
Period7.66 years
Eccentricity0.564602
Inclination to ecliptic5.4°
Speed relative to Sun27.225 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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