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Comet 67P Churyumov-Gerasimenko

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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 ascension10h 38.5m
Declination10° 59'
ConstellationLeo
Distance from Earth3.235 AU
Last observed magnitude14.5
Date of last reported observation2022-May-20
Altitude-28.8°
Azimuth13° (NNE)
Angular separation from Sun56.0°
Ecliptic latitude2.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.796 AU
Perihelion1.211 AU
(2021-Nov-02)
Aphelion5.702 AU
Period6.43 years
Eccentricity0.649762
Inclination to ecliptic3.9°
Speed relative to Sun19.441 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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