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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 ascension3h 5.6m
Declination25° 41'
ConstellationAries
Distance from Earth6.743 AU
Last observed magnitude15.8
Date of last reported observation2021-Apr-03
Altitude60.1°
Azimuth121° (ESE)
Angular separation from Sun27.6°
Ecliptic latitude9.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun5.872 AU
Perihelion5.769 AU
(2019-Mar-23)
Aphelion6.306 AU
Period14.8 years
Eccentricity0.044531
Inclination to ecliptic9.4°
Speed relative to Sun12.459 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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