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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 33.6m
Declination24° 54'
ConstellationVulpecula
Distance from Earth6.045 AU
Last observed magnitude17.2
Date of last reported observation2008-Jun-10
Altitude8.3°
Azimuth295° (WNW)
Angular separation from Sun92.2°
Ecliptic latitude44.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun6.164 AU
Perihelion1.026 AU
(2021-Aug-28)
Aphelion10.367 AU
Period13.6 years
Eccentricity0.819870
Inclination to ecliptic54.9°
Speed relative to Sun11.493 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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