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Location: Red Bud (historical)
(37.7759°N, 88.4053°W)
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Comet 7P Pons-Winnecke

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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 2.9m
Declination-44° 19'
ConstellationPhoenix
Distance from Earth0.558 AU
Last observed magnitude11.4
Date of last reported observation2021-Jul-20
Altitude-73.3°
Azimuth240° (WSW)
Angular separation from Sun127.3°
Ecliptic latitude-14.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.425 AU
Perihelion1.234 AU
(2021-May-27)
Aphelion5.594 AU
Period6.31 years
Eccentricity0.638503
Inclination to ecliptic22.4°
Speed relative to Sun31.392 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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