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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: 5°, Max. star mag.: 10)
 
View from 90° above ecliptic plane
View from above comet orbital plane
 
Position
Right ascension1h 11.3m
Declination36° 22'
ConstellationAndromeda
Distance from Earth0.468 AU
Last observed magnitude9.0
Date of last reported observation14/11/2018
Altitude62.7°
Azimuth275° (W)
Angular separation from Sun145.8°
Ecliptic latitude8.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.401 AU
Perihelion1.393 AU
(03/11/2018)
Aphelion7.523 AU
Period9.41 years
Eccentricity0.687494
Inclination to ecliptic8.9°
Speed relative to Sun32.670 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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