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Comet 9P Tempel 1

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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 ascension23h 12.2m
Declination-21° 51'
ConstellationAquarius
Distance from Earth1.197 AU
Last observed magnitude14.6
Date of last reported observation2022-Jun-08
Altitude22.0°
Azimuth187° (S)
Angular separation from Sun120.6°
Ecliptic latitude-9.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.926 AU
Perihelion1.544 AU
(2022-Mar-04)
Aphelion4.748 AU
Period5.58 years
Eccentricity0.509179
Inclination to ecliptic10.5°
Speed relative to Sun25.287 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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