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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 ascension14h 16.2m
Declination-5° 48'
ConstellationVirgo
Distance from Earth3.808 AU
Last observed magnitude14.2
Date of last reported observation2020-Jul-16
Altitude-60.0°
Azimuth5° (N)
Angular separation from Sun28.9°
Ecliptic latitude9.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.971 AU
Perihelion2.864 AU
(2021-Feb-22)
Aphelion5.167 AU
Period8.05 years
Eccentricity0.286758
Inclination to ecliptic16.0°
Speed relative to Sun19.396 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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