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Comet 6P d'Arrest

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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 ascension4h 35.3m
Declination8° 20'
ConstellationTaurus
Distance from Earth3.781 AU
Last observed magnitude15.1
Date of last reported observation2022-Apr-02
Altitude23.0°
Azimuth54° (NE)
Angular separation from Sun13.7°
Ecliptic latitude-18.4°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.807 AU
Perihelion1.355 AU
(2021-Sep-17)
Aphelion5.640 AU
Period6.54 years
Eccentricity0.612666
Inclination to ecliptic19.5°
Speed relative to Sun19.452 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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