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Comet 64P Swift-Gehrels

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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 53.7m
Declination21° 54'
ConstellationGemini
Distance from Earth2.461 AU
Last observed magnitude13.0
Date of last reported observation2019-Apr-01
Altitude5.1°
Azimuth293° (WNW)
Angular separation from Sun70.9°
Ecliptic latitude-1.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.334 AU
Perihelion1.393 AU
(2018-Nov-03)
Aphelion7.522 AU
Period9.41 years
Eccentricity0.687471
Inclination to ecliptic8.9°
Speed relative to Sun23.689 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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