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Comet 168P Hergenrother

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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 ascension11h 13.0m
Declination15° 22'
ConstellationLeo
Distance from Earth3.580 AU
Last observed magnitude17.8
Date of last reported observation2013-Feb-08
Altitude-42.2°
Azimuth69° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun142.5°
Ecliptic latitude7.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.402 AU
Perihelion1.358 AU
(2019-Aug-05)
Aphelion5.806 AU
Period6.78 years
Eccentricity0.620817
Inclination to ecliptic21.6°
Speed relative to Sun12.465 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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