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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: 5°, Max. star mag.: 10)
 
View from 90° above ecliptic plane
View from above comet orbital plane
 
Position
Right ascension22h 22.6m
Declination-13° 36'
ConstellationAquarius
Distance from Earth3.036 AU
Last observed magnitude8.4
Date of last reported observation2023-Oct-13
Altitude-53.7°
Azimuth14° (NNE)
Angular separation from Sun51.6°
Ecliptic latitude-3.8°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.539 AU
Perihelion0.340 AU
(2023-Oct-22)
Aphelion4.098 AU
Period3.31 years
Eccentricity0.846942
Inclination to ecliptic11.3°
Speed relative to Sun17.293 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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