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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 ascension4h 21.7m
Declination3° 28'
ConstellationTaurus
Distance from Earth3.569 AU
Last observed magnitude16.1
Date of last reported observation2021-Nov-23
Altitude37.5°
Azimuth150° (SSE)
Angular separation from Sun123.5°
Ecliptic latitude-15.0°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.204 AU
Perihelion1.233 AU
(2021-May-27)
Aphelion5.589 AU
Period6.30 years
Eccentricity0.638493
Inclination to ecliptic22.4°
Speed relative to Sun12.725 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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