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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 ascension13h 10.4m
Declination-24° 54'
ConstellationHydra
Distance from Earth4.255 AU
Last observed magnitude17.8
Date of last reported observation2013-Feb-08
Altitude16.9°
Azimuth184° (S)
Angular separation from Sun143.5°
Ecliptic latitude-13.4°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun5.104 AU
Perihelion1.357 AU
(2026-May-25)
Aphelion5.817 AU
Period6.79 years
Eccentricity0.621665
Inclination to ecliptic21.6°
Speed relative to Sun10.015 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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