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Comet 48P Johnson

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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 ascension22h 33.3m
Declination-27° 28'
ConstellationPiscis Austrinus
Distance from Earth1.335 AU
Last observed magnitude12.5
Date of last reported observation01/10/2018
Altitude10.2°
Azimuth185° (S)
Angular separation from Sun124.6°
Ecliptic latitude-10.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.070 AU
Perihelion2.005 AU
(12/08/2018)
Aphelion4.992 AU
Period6.54 years
Eccentricity0.426993
Inclination to ecliptic12.2°
Speed relative to Sun24.564 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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