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Comet C/2009 F6 Yi-SWAN

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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 ascension5h 52.5m
Declination-80° 48'
ConstellationMensa
Distance from Earth24.501 AU
Last observed magnitude?
Date of last reported observation-
Altitude5.1°
Azimuth188° (S)
Angular separation from Sun89.9°
Ecliptic latitude-75.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun24.519 AU
Perihelion1.281 AU
(2009-May-05)
Aphelion963.471 AU
Period10,595 years
Eccentricity0.997344
Inclination to ecliptic85.6°
Speed relative to Sun8.398 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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