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(38.0844°N, 99.8949°W)
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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 ascension8h 48.6m
Declination25° 49'
ConstellationCancer
Distance from Earth1.482 AU
Last observed magnitude17.8
Date of last reported observation2021-Oct-13
Altitude11.1°
Azimuth66° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun85.3°
Ecliptic latitude6.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.715 AU
Perihelion0.992 AU
(2021-Jul-13)
Aphelion6.020 AU
Period6.56 years
Eccentricity0.717034
Inclination to ecliptic6.8°
Speed relative to Sun27.957 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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