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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 ascension20h 45.7m
Declination50° 6'
ConstellationCygnus
Distance from Earth3.763 AU
Last observed magnitude17.2
Date of last reported observation2008-Jun-10
Altitude-18.0°
Azimuth324° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun114.3°
Ecliptic latitude51.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.281 AU
Perihelion1.026 AU
(2021-Aug-27)
Aphelion10.381 AU
Period13.6 years
Eccentricity0.820072
Inclination to ecliptic54.9°
Speed relative to Sun16.091 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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