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Comet 156P Russell-LINEAR

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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 28.3m
Declination36° 47'
ConstellationAuriga
Distance from Earth2.643 AU
Last observed magnitude16.2
Date of last reported observation2021-May-03
Altitude3.6°
Azimuth311° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun57.9°
Ecliptic latitude17.2°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.273 AU
Perihelion1.333 AU
(2020-Nov-17)
Aphelion5.589 AU
Period6.44 years
Eccentricity0.614821
Inclination to ecliptic17.3°
Speed relative to Sun22.894 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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