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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 17.7m
Declination13° 43'
ConstellationVirgo
Distance from Earth0.886 AU
Last observed magnitude15.8
Date of last reported observation2021-Mar-05
Altitude60.2°
Azimuth80° (E)
Angular separation from Sun146.8°
Ecliptic latitude9.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.800 AU
Perihelion1.754 AU
(2021-Jan-28)
Aphelion10.346 AU
Period14.9 years
Eccentricity0.710075
Inclination to ecliptic17.1°
Speed relative to Sun28.966 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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