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Comet 144P Kushida

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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 ascension8h 16.0m
Declination14° 57'
ConstellationCancer
Distance from Earth1.438 AU
Last observed magnitude12.4
Date of last reported observation2024-Apr-22
Altitude47.7°
Azimuth227° (SW)
Angular separation from Sun88.1°
Ecliptic latitude-3.9°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.727 AU
Perihelion1.399 AU
(2024-Jan-25)
Aphelion6.266 AU
Period7.50 years
Eccentricity0.635031
Inclination to ecliptic3.9°
Speed relative to Sun28.214 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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