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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 ascension17h 56.0m
Declination-22° 11'
ConstellationSagittarius
Distance from Earth0.828 AU
Last observed magnitude13.6
Date of last reported observation2021-Sep-08
Altitude-4.5°
Azimuth242° (WSW)
Angular separation from Sun94.8°
Ecliptic latitude0.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.355 AU
Perihelion1.355 AU
(2021-Sep-17)
Aphelion5.642 AU
Period6.54 years
Eccentricity0.612800
Inclination to ecliptic19.5°
Speed relative to Sun32.499 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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