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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 18.5m
Declination21° 20'
ConstellationComa Berenices
Distance from Earth0.984 AU
Last observed magnitude16.3
Date of last reported observation2021-Apr-05
Altitude-17.7°
Azimuth321° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun150.6°
Ecliptic latitude13.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.921 AU
Perihelion1.754 AU
(2021-Jan-28)
Aphelion10.345 AU
Period14.9 years
Eccentricity0.710043
Inclination to ecliptic17.1°
Speed relative to Sun27.872 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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