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Comet 17P Holmes

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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 ascension5h 59.9m
Declination47° 43'
ConstellationAuriga
Distance from Earth2.122 AU
Last observed magnitude17.4
Date of last reported observation2021-Oct-13
Altitude39.1°
Azimuth58° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun120.1°
Ecliptic latitude18.4°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.758 AU
Perihelion2.081 AU
(2021-Feb-19)
Aphelion5.190 AU
Period6.93 years
Eccentricity0.427636
Inclination to ecliptic19.0°
Speed relative to Sun19.982 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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