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Comet C/2006 OF2 Broughton

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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 ascension12h 12.5m
Declination-28° 19'
ConstellationHydra
Distance from Earth24.950 AU
Last observed magnitude16.7
Date of last reported observation19/03/2010
Altitude-56.3°
Azimuth149° (SSE)
Angular separation from Sun42.9°
Ecliptic latitude-25.4°
Orbit
Distance from Sun24.235 AU
Perihelion2.452 AU
(09/09/2008)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.001577
Inclination to ecliptic30.2°
Speed relative to Sun8.590 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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