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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 ascension19h 20.0m
Declination18° 38'
ConstellationSagitta
Distance from Earth7.535 AU
Last observed magnitude17.2
Date of last reported observation10/06/2008
Altitude-20.5°
Azimuth290° (WNW)
Angular separation from Sun111.2°
Ecliptic latitude37.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun7.954 AU
Perihelion1.026 AU
(28/08/2021)
Aphelion10.363 AU
Period13.6 years
Eccentricity0.819892
Inclination to ecliptic54.9°
Speed relative to Sun8.203 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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