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Comet 13P Olbers

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Coarse finder chart
(Field of view: 60°, Max. star mag.: 5)
Fine finder chart
(Field of view: 10°, Max. star mag.: 8)
 
View from 90° above ecliptic plane
View from above comet orbital plane
 
Position
Right ascension7h 46.5m
Declination41° 54'
ConstellationLynx
Distance from Earth1.974 AU
Last observed magnitude6.8
Date of last reported observation2024-Jun-19
Altitude-24.4°
Azimuth305° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun28.3°
Ecliptic latitude35.6°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.182 AU
Perihelion1.175 AU
(2024-Jun-30)
Aphelion32.527 AU
Period69.2 years
Eccentricity0.930245
Inclination to ecliptic44.7°
Speed relative to Sun38.060 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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