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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 ascension16h 48.5m
Declination15° 28'
ConstellationHercules
Distance from Earth1.036 AU
Last observed magnitude18.2
Date of last reported observation2021-May-05
Altitude-14.7°
Azimuth60° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun140.3°
Ecliptic latitude19.2°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.926 AU
Perihelion1.355 AU
(2021-Sep-17)
Aphelion5.640 AU
Period6.54 years
Eccentricity0.612672
Inclination to ecliptic19.5°
Speed relative to Sun25.841 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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