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Comet C/2009 P1 Garradd

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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 ascension7h 2.8m
Declination-35° 57'
ConstellationPuppis
Distance from Earth29.250 AU
Last observed magnitude21.3
Date of last reported observation2014-Feb-26
Altitude-10.0°
Azimuth227° (SW)
Angular separation from Sun61.8°
Ecliptic latitude-59.6°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun28.784 AU
Perihelion1.556 AU
(2011-Dec-23)
Aphelion119,685.367 AU
Period14,639,737 years
Eccentricity0.999974
Inclination to ecliptic106.4°
Speed relative to Sun7.850 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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