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Comet 246P 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 ascension13h 11.0m
Declination3° 51'
ConstellationVirgo
Distance from Earth3.416 AU
Last observed magnitude14.2
Date of last reported observation2020-Jul-16
Altitude1.0°
Azimuth274° (W)
Angular separation from Sun61.0°
Ecliptic latitude11.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.056 AU
Perihelion2.864 AU
(2021-Feb-22)
Aphelion5.167 AU
Period8.05 years
Eccentricity0.286762
Inclination to ecliptic16.0°
Speed relative to Sun18.963 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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