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Comet 2P Encke

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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 ascension21h 55.3m
Declination-12° 50'
ConstellationCapricornus
Distance from Earth3.019 AU
Last observed magnitude14.3
Date of last reported observation2020-Sep-16
Altitude-53.4°
Azimuth9° (N)
Angular separation from Sun150.2°
Ecliptic latitude-0.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.923 AU
Perihelion0.335 AU
(2020-Jun-26)
Aphelion4.101 AU
Period3.30 years
Eccentricity0.849145
Inclination to ecliptic11.8°
Speed relative to Sun7.233 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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