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Comet 62P Tsuchinshan

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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 ascension13h 55.9m
Declination-4° 42'
ConstellationVirgo
Distance from Earth2.571 AU
Last observed magnitude13.0
Date of last reported observation12/03/2018
Altitude13.5°
Azimuth250° (WSW)
Angular separation from Sun89.6°
Ecliptic latitude6.3°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.757 AU
Perihelion1.384 AU
(16/11/2017)
Aphelion5.496 AU
Period6.38 years
Eccentricity0.597704
Inclination to ecliptic9.7°
Speed relative to Sun19.637 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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