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Comet 207P NEAT

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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 ascension11h 3.3m
Declination4° 44'
ConstellationLeo
Distance from Earth0.671 AU
Last observed magnitude16.7
Date of last reported observation2024-Apr-16
Altitude37.3°
Azimuth142° (SE)
Angular separation from Sun130.4°
Ecliptic latitude-0.5°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.528 AU
Perihelion0.938 AU
(2024-Jan-31)
Aphelion6.827 AU
Period7.65 years
Eccentricity0.758378
Inclination to ecliptic10.2°
Speed relative to Sun30.536 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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