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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 ascension18h 32.5m
Declination-26° 25'
ConstellationSagittarius
Distance from Earth0.875 AU
Last observed magnitude12.5
Date of last reported observation2021-Sep-18
Altitude-12.1°
Azimuth242° (WSW)
Angular separation from Sun92.6°
Ecliptic latitude-2.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.360 AU
Perihelion1.355 AU
(2021-Sep-17)
Aphelion5.643 AU
Period6.54 years
Eccentricity0.612814
Inclination to ecliptic19.5°
Speed relative to Sun32.424 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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