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Comet 252P 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 ascension0h 34.2m
Declination5° 55'
ConstellationPisces
Distance from Earth5.286 AU
Last observed magnitude14.5
Date of last reported observation2021-Sep-17
Altitude-39.9°
Azimuth82° (E)
Angular separation from Sun71.9°
Ecliptic latitude2.1°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun5.063 AU
Perihelion1.004 AU
(2026-Nov-08)
Aphelion5.098 AU
Period5.33 years
Eccentricity0.670838
Inclination to ecliptic10.4°
Speed relative to Sun7.724 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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