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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 26.9m
Declination51° 0'
ConstellationAuriga
Distance from Earth1.131 AU
Last observed magnitude20.6
Date of last reported observation21/10/2014
Altitude10.2°
Azimuth38° (NE)
Angular separation from Sun110.0°
Ecliptic latitude17.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.738 AU
Perihelion0.968 AU
(12/06/2019)
Aphelion4.955 AU
Period5.10 years
Eccentricity0.673284
Inclination to ecliptic21.3°
Speed relative to Sun26.852 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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