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Comet 8P Tuttle

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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 ascension14h 10.2m
Declination-48° 48'
ConstellationCentaurus
Distance from Earth2.356 AU
Last observed magnitude10.4
Date of last reported observation2021-Nov-13
Altitude41.1°
Azimuth124° (SE)
Angular separation from Sun37.3°
Ecliptic latitude-50.4°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.681 AU
Perihelion1.026 AU
(2021-Aug-27)
Aphelion10.389 AU
Period13.6 years
Eccentricity0.820233
Inclination to ecliptic54.9°
Speed relative to Sun30.004 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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