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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 2.6m
Declination-26° 37'
ConstellationPiscis Austrinus
Distance from Earth1.166 AU
Last observed magnitude15.4
Date of last reported observation2022-Aug-01
Altitude-53.4°
Azimuth295° (WNW)
Angular separation from Sun152.6°
Ecliptic latitude-10.2°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.118 AU
Perihelion1.544 AU
(2022-Mar-04)
Aphelion4.749 AU
Period5.58 years
Eccentricity0.509217
Inclination to ecliptic10.5°
Speed relative to Sun23.576 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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