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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 ascension5h 0.3m
Declination25° 23'
ConstellationTaurus
Distance from Earth1.437 AU
Last observed magnitude11.0
Date of last reported observation11/02/2019
Altitude1.6°
Azimuth312° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun101.6°
Ecliptic latitude2.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.902 AU
Perihelion1.393 AU
(03/11/2018)
Aphelion7.523 AU
Period9.41 years
Eccentricity0.687484
Inclination to ecliptic8.9°
Speed relative to Sun27.092 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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