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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 ascension6h 39.0m
Declination12° 58'
ConstellationGemini
Distance from Earth1.061 AU
Last observed magnitude11.9
Date of last reported observation2021-Oct-20
Altitude50.4°
Azimuth148° (SSE)
Angular separation from Sun109.7°
Ecliptic latitude-6.4°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.681 AU
Perihelion1.619 AU
(2021-Sep-08)
Aphelion6.028 AU
Period7.48 years
Eccentricity0.576610
Inclination to ecliptic8.0°
Speed relative to Sun28.698 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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