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Comet 141P Machholz

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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 ascension7h 19.9m
Declination6° 13'
ConstellationCanis Minor
Distance from Earth1.626 AU
Last observed magnitude16.8
Date of last reported observation2021-Mar-31
Altitude80.1°
Azimuth102° (ESE)
Angular separation from Sun86.1°
Ecliptic latitude-13.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.853 AU
Perihelion0.808 AU
(2020-Dec-16)
Aphelion5.306 AU
Period5.35 years
Eccentricity0.735729
Inclination to ecliptic13.9°
Speed relative to Sun25.837 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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