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Comet C/2009 K5 McNaught

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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 ascension4h 52.5m
Declination-14° 29'
ConstellationEridanus
Distance from Earth25.538 AU
Last observed magnitude21.2
Date of last reported observation2011-Nov-26
Altitude-42.9°
Azimuth51° (NE)
Angular separation from Sun68.1°
Ecliptic latitude-37.3°
Orbit
Distance from Sun25.176 AU
Perihelion1.422 AU
(2010-Apr-30)
Aphelion5,312.735 AU
Period136,967 years
Eccentricity0.999465
Inclination to ecliptic104.3°
Speed relative to Sun8.375 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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