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Comet 304P Ory

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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 ascension8h 58.8m
Declination18° 49'
ConstellationCancer
Distance from Earth1.324 AU
Last observed magnitude17.1
Date of last reported observation2020-Sep-21
Altitude-10.5°
Azimuth31° (NNE)
Angular separation from Sun80.8°
Ecliptic latitude1.4°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.523 AU
Perihelion1.259 AU
(2020-Aug-12)
Aphelion5.042 AU
Period5.59 years
Eccentricity0.600449
Inclination to ecliptic2.6°
Speed relative to Sun29.721 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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