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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 ascension0h 51.8m
Declination-12° 49'
ConstellationCetus
Distance from Earth2.181 AU
Last observed magnitude10.5
Date of last reported observation2022-Jan-21
Altitude-18.8°
Azimuth267° (W)
Angular separation from Sun63.4°
Ecliptic latitude-19.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.950 AU
Perihelion1.355 AU
(2021-Sep-17)
Aphelion5.641 AU
Period6.54 years
Eccentricity0.612728
Inclination to ecliptic19.5°
Speed relative to Sun25.622 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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