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Comet 15P Finlay

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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 ascension13h 39.8m
Declination-13° 55'
ConstellationVirgo
Distance from Earth3.742 AU
Last observed magnitude12.0
Date of last reported observation2015-Mar-16
Altitude71.7°
Azimuth220° (SW)
Angular separation from Sun74.7°
Ecliptic latitude-3.4°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.610 AU
Perihelion0.992 AU
(2021-Jul-13)
Aphelion6.017 AU
Period6.56 years
Eccentricity0.716972
Inclination to ecliptic6.8°
Speed relative to Sun15.439 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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