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Comet 29P Schwassmann-Wachmann 1

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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 ascension5h 20.7m
Declination29° 12'
ConstellationAuriga
Distance from Earth6.957 AU
Last observed magnitude16.1
Date of last reported observation2022-Apr-21
Altitude-15.1°
Azimuth335° (NNW)
Angular separation from Sun16.0°
Ecliptic latitude7.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun5.989 AU
Perihelion5.773 AU
(2019-Apr-09)
Aphelion6.315 AU
Period14.9 years
Eccentricity0.044828
Inclination to ecliptic9.4°
Speed relative to Sun12.225 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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