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Comet 38P Stephan-Oterma

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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 ascension8h 32.6m
Declination45° 42'
ConstellationLynx
Distance from Earth0.873 AU
Last observed magnitude11.0
Date of last reported observation14/01/2019
Altitude22.4°
Azimuth325° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun154.0°
Ecliptic latitude12.2°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.809 AU
Perihelion1.589 AU
(10/11/2018)
Aphelion20.992 AU
Period37.9 years
Eccentricity0.859299
Inclination to ecliptic18.4°
Speed relative to Sun30.036 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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