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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: 5°, Max. star mag.: 10)
 
View from 90° above ecliptic plane
View from above comet orbital plane
 
Position
Right ascension3h 26.2m
Declination14° 6'
ConstellationTaurus
Distance from Earth3.230 AU
Last observed magnitude9.0
Date of last reported observation2016-May-31
Altitude-23.0°
Azimuth25° (NNE)
Angular separation from Sun89.4°
Ecliptic latitude-4.3°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.374 AU
Perihelion1.000 AU
(2021-Jul-10)
Aphelion5.099 AU
Period5.33 years
Eccentricity0.671999
Inclination to ecliptic10.4°
Speed relative to Sun15.326 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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