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Comet 32P Comas Sola

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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 ascension5h 47.0m
Declination30° 10'
ConstellationAuriga
Distance from Earth2.469 AU
Last observed magnitude14.1
Date of last reported observation2024-Apr-11
Altitude38.4°
Azimuth77° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun52.7°
Ecliptic latitude8.3°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.025 AU
Perihelion2.024 AU
(2024-Apr-20)
Aphelion7.095 AU
Period9.74 years
Eccentricity0.556062
Inclination to ecliptic9.9°
Speed relative to Sun26.112 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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