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Comet 57P du Toit-Neujmin-Delporte

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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 ascension20h 4.9m
Declination-18° 44'
ConstellationSagittarius
Distance from Earth2.163 AU
Last observed magnitude11.7
Date of last reported observation2021-Nov-24
Altitude22.2°
Azimuth98° (E)
Angular separation from Sun53.4°
Ecliptic latitude1.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.763 AU
Perihelion1.720 AU
(2021-Oct-17)
Aphelion5.175 AU
Period6.40 years
Eccentricity0.501050
Inclination to ecliptic2.9°
Speed relative to Sun27.367 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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