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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 ascension6h 42.5m
Declination47° 10'
ConstellationAuriga
Distance from Earth1.098 AU
Last observed magnitude20.6
Date of last reported observation2014-Oct-21
Altitude38.2°
Azimuth21° (NNE)
Angular separation from Sun71.6°
Ecliptic latitude21.3°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.233 AU
Perihelion0.968 AU
(2019-Jun-12)
Aphelion4.955 AU
Period5.10 years
Eccentricity0.673272
Inclination to ecliptic21.3°
Speed relative to Sun33.757 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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