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Comet 81P Wild 2

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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 17.8m
Declination-0° 26'
ConstellationPisces
Distance from Earth4.828 AU
Last observed magnitude11.0
Date of last reported observation2016-Jul-11
Altitude-31.6°
Azimuth40° (NE)
Angular separation from Sun111.6°
Ecliptic latitude-2.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun5.287 AU
Perihelion1.595 AU
(2016-Jul-19)
Aphelion5.304 AU
Period6.41 years
Eccentricity0.537631
Inclination to ecliptic3.2°
Speed relative to Sun8.853 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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