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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 ascension22h 55.0m
Declination5° 1'
ConstellationPisces
Distance from Earth1.355 AU
Last observed magnitude13.0
Date of last reported observation27/08/2018
Altitude51.5°
Azimuth147° (SSE)
Angular separation from Sun142.2°
Ecliptic latitude6.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.228 AU
Perihelion1.610 AU
(04/05/2018)
Aphelion5.303 AU
Period6.43 years
Eccentricity0.534132
Inclination to ecliptic9.0°
Speed relative to Sun23.230 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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