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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 ascension23h 31.5m
Declination-17° 56'
ConstellationAquarius
Distance from Earth0.482 AU
Last observed magnitude11.2
Date of last reported observation2020-Oct-24
Altitude53.0°
Azimuth137° (SE)
Angular separation from Sun130.1°
Ecliptic latitude-4.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.355 AU
Perihelion1.333 AU
(2020-Nov-17)
Aphelion5.587 AU
Period6.44 years
Eccentricity0.614723
Inclination to ecliptic17.3°
Speed relative to Sun32.449 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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