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Location: Pandora
(40.9481°N, 83.9611°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 ascension23h 18.0m
Declination-40° 12'
ConstellationGrus
Distance from Earth1.489 AU
Last observed magnitude13.8
Date of last reported observation2021-Oct-11
Altitude-20.2°
Azimuth126° (SE)
Angular separation from Sun114.6°
Ecliptic latitude-22.3°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.106 AU
Perihelion1.234 AU
(2021-May-27)
Aphelion5.594 AU
Period6.31 years
Eccentricity0.638520
Inclination to ecliptic22.4°
Speed relative to Sun24.134 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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