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Comet 45P Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova

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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 ascension15h 41.1m
Declination-17° 45'
ConstellationLibra
Distance from Earth6.501 AU
Last observed magnitude12.0
Date of last reported observation2017-Apr-10
Altitude38.2°
Azimuth247° (WSW)
Angular separation from Sun6.7°
Ecliptic latitude2.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun5.520 AU
Perihelion0.553 AU
(2016-Dec-29)
Aphelion5.543 AU
Period5.32 years
Eccentricity0.818723
Inclination to ecliptic4.3°
Speed relative to Sun5.512 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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