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Comet 24P Schaumasse

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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 ascension15h 44.8m
Declination-19° 14'
ConstellationLibra
Distance from Earth2.911 AU
Last observed magnitude13.0
Date of last reported observation12/03/2018
Altitude24.8°
Azimuth183° (S)
Angular separation from Sun93.6°
Ecliptic latitude0.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.141 AU
Perihelion1.206 AU
(16/11/2017)
Aphelion6.966 AU
Period8.26 years
Eccentricity0.704874
Inclination to ecliptic11.7°
Speed relative to Sun18.647 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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