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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 36.4m
Declination14° 48'
ConstellationAquila
Distance from Earth8.219 AU
Last observed magnitude17.2
Date of last reported observation10/06/2008
Altitude44.6°
Azimuth69° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun50.3°
Ecliptic latitude39.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun7.628 AU
Perihelion1.026 AU
(28/08/2021)
Aphelion10.364 AU
Period13.6 years
Eccentricity0.819886
Inclination to ecliptic54.9°
Speed relative to Sun8.765 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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