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Comet 37P Forbes

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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 ascension1h 40.1m
Declination17° 53'
ConstellationPisces
Distance from Earth3.990 AU
Last observed magnitude13.0
Date of last reported observation2018-Aug-27
Altitude70.6°
Azimuth137° (SE)
Angular separation from Sun27.0°
Ecliptic latitude8.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.134 AU
Perihelion1.610 AU
(2018-May-04)
Aphelion5.304 AU
Period6.43 years
Eccentricity0.534176
Inclination to ecliptic9.0°
Speed relative to Sun17.596 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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