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Comet C/2009 R1 McNaught

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Coarse finder chart
(Field of view: 60°, Max. star mag.: 5)
Fine finder chart
(Field of view: 5°, Max. star mag.: 10)
 
View from 90° above ecliptic plane
View from above comet orbital plane
 
Position
Right ascension22h 41.3m
Declination-77° 53'
ConstellationOctans
Distance from Earth24.847 AU
Last observed magnitude8.9
Date of last reported observation2010-Jun-29
Altitude-11.0°
Azimuth175° (S)
Angular separation from Sun76.6°
Ecliptic latitude-61.2°
Orbit
Distance from Sun24.637 AU
Perihelion0.415 AU
(2010-Jul-01)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000370
Inclination to ecliptic76.8°
Speed relative to Sun8.533 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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