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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 ascension23h 17.9m
Declination0° 3'
ConstellationPisces
Distance from Earth4.097 AU
Last observed magnitude9.0
Date of last reported observation31/05/2016
Altitude13.8°
Azimuth107° (ESE)
Angular separation from Sun170.0°
Ecliptic latitude3.4°
Orbit
Distance from Sun5.088 AU
Perihelion0.998 AU
(15/03/2016)
Aphelion5.098 AU
Period5.32 years
Eccentricity0.672556
Inclination to ecliptic10.4°
Speed relative to Sun7.592 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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