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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 ascension12h 37.5m
Declination-17° 25'
ConstellationCorvus
Distance from Earth1.414 AU
Last observed magnitude17.2
Date of last reported observation2024-Jun-12
Altitude-12.9°
Azimuth258° (WSW)
Angular separation from Sun104.5°
Ecliptic latitude-8.9°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.936 AU
Perihelion1.618 AU
(2024-Oct-11)
Aphelion5.308 AU
Period6.44 years
Eccentricity0.532831
Inclination to ecliptic8.9°
Speed relative to Sun25.694 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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