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Comet 19P Borrelly

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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 ascension17h 37.4m
Declination-23° 22'
ConstellationOphiuchus
Distance from Earth5.522 AU
Last observed magnitude12.0
Date of last reported observation2015-Nov-23
Altitude-73.6°
Azimuth27° (NNE)
Angular separation from Sun99.7°
Ecliptic latitude0.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun5.775 AU
Perihelion1.291 AU
(2022-Feb-22)
Aphelion5.853 AU
Period6.75 years
Eccentricity0.638556
Inclination to ecliptic31.3°
Speed relative to Sun7.674 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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