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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 ascension3h 34.9m
Declination28° 6'
ConstellationTaurus
Distance from Earth0.897 AU
Last observed magnitude9.0
Date of last reported observation14/01/2019
Altitude-12.1°
Azimuth37° (NE)
Angular separation from Sun121.8°
Ecliptic latitude4.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.644 AU
Perihelion1.393 AU
(03/11/2018)
Aphelion7.523 AU
Period9.41 years
Eccentricity0.687495
Inclination to ecliptic8.9°
Speed relative to Sun29.674 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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