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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 ascension23h 37.0m
Declination5° 56'
ConstellationPisces
Distance from Earth0.975 AU
Last observed magnitude13.0
Date of last reported observation14/08/2018
Altitude5.5°
Azimuth87° (E)
Angular separation from Sun147.0°
Ecliptic latitude4.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.906 AU
Perihelion1.610 AU
(04/05/2018)
Aphelion5.303 AU
Period6.43 years
Eccentricity0.534125
Inclination to ecliptic9.0°
Speed relative to Sun25.969 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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