User: anonymous   Login
Location: Vancouver
(49.2827°N, 123.1207°W)
Time: 01:14:40
(UTC-07:00)
Language:

Comet 62P Tsuchinshan

 Year Month Day Time      

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 ascension12h 37.1m
Declination-0° 24'
ConstellationVirgo
Distance from Earth1.821 AU
Last observed magnitude14.4
Date of last reported observation2024-Jun-04
Altitude7.9°
Azimuth260° (W)
Angular separation from Sun102.4°
Ecliptic latitude2.7°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.267 AU
Perihelion1.265 AU
(2023-Dec-25)
Aphelion5.474 AU
Period6.19 years
Eccentricity0.624582
Inclination to ecliptic4.7°
Speed relative to Sun22.791 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.
 

DLR