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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 ascension2h 16.9m
Declination34° 37'
ConstellationTriangulum
Distance from Earth1.038 AU
Last observed magnitude12.1
Date of last reported observation2021-Jan-19
Altitude-0.4°
Azimuth331° (NNW)
Angular separation from Sun99.1°
Ecliptic latitude13.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.539 AU
Perihelion1.333 AU
(2020-Nov-17)
Aphelion5.588 AU
Period6.44 years
Eccentricity0.614766
Inclination to ecliptic17.3°
Speed relative to Sun29.941 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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