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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 ascension16h 39.5m
Declination-26° 15'
ConstellationScorpius
Distance from Earth5.728 AU
Last observed magnitude12.0
Date of last reported observation2015-Nov-23
Altitude23.7°
Azimuth196° (SSW)
Angular separation from Sun71.9°
Ecliptic latitude-4.2°
Orbit
Distance from Sun5.499 AU
Perihelion1.277 AU
(2022-Feb-10)
Aphelion5.866 AU
Period6.75 years
Eccentricity0.642534
Inclination to ecliptic31.2°
Speed relative to Sun8.616 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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