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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 ascension19h 58.1m
Declination-22° 0'
ConstellationSagittarius
Distance from Earth2.677 AU
Last observed magnitude12.0
Date of last reported observation2017-Apr-10
Altitude54.1°
Azimuth230° (SW)
Angular separation from Sun2.4°
Ecliptic latitude-2.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.695 AU
Perihelion0.557 AU
(2022-Apr-25)
Aphelion5.549 AU
Period5.33 years
Eccentricity0.817494
Inclination to ecliptic4.3°
Speed relative to Sun27.504 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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