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Comet 249P 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 53.7m
Declination25° 50'
ConstellationTaurus
Distance from Earth1.265 AU
Last observed magnitude16.5
Date of last reported observation2020-Aug-01
Altitude-39.0°
Azimuth20° (NNE)
Angular separation from Sun45.9°
Ecliptic latitude3.3°
Orbit
Distance from Sun0.917 AU
Perihelion0.497 AU
(2020-Jun-29)
Aphelion5.027 AU
Period4.59 years
Eccentricity0.820144
Inclination to ecliptic8.4°
Speed relative to Sun40.159 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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