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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 ascension23h 27.6m
Declination-50° 23'
ConstellationPhoenix
Distance from Earth0.969 AU
Last observed magnitude14.1
Date of last reported observation2021-Sep-11
Altitude-2.1°
Azimuth189° (S)
Angular separation from Sun131.8°
Ecliptic latitude-21.2°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.802 AU
Perihelion1.234 AU
(2021-May-27)
Aphelion5.595 AU
Period6.31 years
Eccentricity0.638526
Inclination to ecliptic22.4°
Speed relative to Sun26.918 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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