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Comet 409P LONEOS-Hill

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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 ascension13h 17.6m
Declination20° 25'
ConstellationComa Berenices
Distance from Earth1.263 AU
Last observed magnitude16.9
Date of last reported observation2021-May-04
Altitude71.2°
Azimuth231° (SW)
Angular separation from Sun131.8°
Ecliptic latitude15.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.078 AU
Perihelion1.754 AU
(2021-Jan-28)
Aphelion10.344 AU
Period14.9 years
Eccentricity0.710021
Inclination to ecliptic17.1°
Speed relative to Sun26.595 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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