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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 ascension20h 48.7m
Declination-8° 24'
ConstellationAquarius
Distance from Earth3.339 AU
Last observed magnitude14.5
Date of last reported observation2021-Sep-17
Altitude16.6°
Azimuth126° (SE)
Angular separation from Sun123.7°
Ecliptic latitude7.6°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.982 AU
Perihelion1.002 AU
(2021-Jul-11)
Aphelion5.099 AU
Period5.33 years
Eccentricity0.671505
Inclination to ecliptic10.4°
Speed relative to Sun12.441 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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