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Comet 209P LINEAR

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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 33.8m
Declination26° 56'
ConstellationTaurus
Distance from Earth4.141 AU
Last observed magnitude20.6
Date of last reported observation21/10/2014
Altitude-59.0°
Azimuth332° (NNW)
Angular separation from Sun33.9°
Ecliptic latitude4.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.345 AU
Perihelion0.968 AU
(12/06/2019)
Aphelion4.956 AU
Period5.10 years
Eccentricity0.673316
Inclination to ecliptic21.3°
Speed relative to Sun15.196 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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