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Comet 4P Faye

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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 ascension8h 19.4m
Declination13° 57'
ConstellationCancer
Distance from Earth3.290 AU
Last observed magnitude15.1
Date of last reported observation2022-Apr-30
Altitude51.8°
Azimuth218° (SW)
Angular separation from Sun57.0°
Ecliptic latitude-6.3°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.867 AU
Perihelion1.619 AU
(2021-Sep-08)
Aphelion6.031 AU
Period7.48 years
Eccentricity0.576717
Inclination to ecliptic8.0°
Speed relative to Sun19.669 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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