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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 ascension7h 53.9m
Declination31° 35'
ConstellationGemini
Distance from Earth1.595 AU
Last observed magnitude17.4
Date of last reported observation2022-Jan-13
Altitude-6.2°
Azimuth5° (N)
Angular separation from Sun163.5°
Ecliptic latitude6.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.554 AU
Perihelion0.992 AU
(2021-Jul-13)
Aphelion6.020 AU
Period6.57 years
Eccentricity0.717048
Inclination to ecliptic6.8°
Speed relative to Sun21.014 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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