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Comet 227P Catalina-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 ascension11h 6.6m
Declination8° 43'
ConstellationLeo
Distance from Earth1.816 AU
Last observed magnitude17.4
Date of last reported observation2024-May-23
Altitude-30.9°
Azimuth322° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun78.1°
Ecliptic latitude2.7°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.889 AU
Perihelion1.624 AU
(2024-Mar-08)
Aphelion5.249 AU
Period6.37 years
Eccentricity0.527509
Inclination to ecliptic7.5°
Speed relative to Sun26.101 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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