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Comet 327P Van Ness

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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 ascension2h 22.8m
Declination-37° 31'
ConstellationFornax
Distance from Earth1.280 AU
Last observed magnitude16.3
Date of last reported observation2022-Oct-20
Altitude-17.3°
Azimuth230° (SW)
Angular separation from Sun108.4°
Ecliptic latitude-31.0°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.846 AU
Perihelion1.556 AU
(2022-Sep-02)
Aphelion5.570 AU
Period6.73 years
Eccentricity0.563282
Inclination to ecliptic36.3°
Speed relative to Sun26.690 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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