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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 ascension7h 8.2m
Declination25° 56'
ConstellationGemini
Distance from Earth1.997 AU
Last observed magnitude17.2
Date of last reported observation2008-Jun-10
Altitude-44.0°
Azimuth307° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun21.6°
Ecliptic latitude6.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.117 AU
Perihelion1.026 AU
(2021-Aug-27)
Aphelion10.389 AU
Period13.6 years
Eccentricity0.820238
Inclination to ecliptic54.9°
Speed relative to Sun37.862 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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