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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 1.3m
Declination26° 31'
ConstellationCancer
Distance from Earth1.495 AU
Last observed magnitude13.3
Date of last reported observation2021-Sep-19
Altitude22.0°
Azimuth286° (WNW)
Angular separation from Sun67.4°
Ecliptic latitude6.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.446 AU
Perihelion0.992 AU
(2021-Jul-13)
Aphelion6.019 AU
Period6.56 years
Eccentricity0.717024
Inclination to ecliptic6.8°
Speed relative to Sun31.212 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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