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Comet C/2008 J2 Beshore

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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 ascension8h 52.3m
Declination29° 37'
ConstellationCancer
Distance from Earth24.902 AU
Last observed magnitude?
Date of last reported observation-
Altitude72.2°
Azimuth113° (ESE)
Angular separation from Sun38.9°
Ecliptic latitude12.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun24.119 AU
Perihelion1.372 AU
(09/11/2008)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000000
Inclination to ecliptic17.6°
Speed relative to Sun8.577 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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