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Comet 73P Schwassmann-Wachmann 3

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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 ascension21h 45.0m
Declination-25° 10'
ConstellationPiscis Austrinus
Distance from Earth1.560 AU
Last observed magnitude10.7
Date of last reported observation2022-Nov-11
Altitude-73.9°
Azimuth353° (N)
Angular separation from Sun73.8°
Ecliptic latitude-10.7°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.596 AU
Perihelion0.973 AU
(2022-Aug-25)
Aphelion5.212 AU
Period5.44 years
Eccentricity0.685372
Inclination to ecliptic11.2°
Speed relative to Sun28.717 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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