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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 ascension7h 38.4m
Declination59° 38'
ConstellationLynx
Distance from Earth1.073 AU
Last observed magnitude17.8
Date of last reported observation2013-Feb-08
Altitude-19.4°
Azimuth336° (NNW)
Angular separation from Sun120.1°
Ecliptic latitude21.4°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.787 AU
Perihelion1.359 AU
(2019-Aug-05)
Aphelion5.803 AU
Period6.78 years
Eccentricity0.620497
Inclination to ecliptic21.6°
Speed relative to Sun27.298 km/s

Warning!
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