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Comet P/2008 QP20 LINEAR-Hill

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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 ascension15h 28.9m
Declination-26° 11'
ConstellationLibra
Distance from Earth5.544 AU
Last observed magnitude19.8
Date of last reported observation21/02/2009
Altitude-72.6°
Azimuth309° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun67.0°
Ecliptic latitude-7.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun5.238 AU
Perihelion1.781 AU
(31/12/2021)
Aphelion5.291 AU
Period6.65 years
Eccentricity0.496257
Inclination to ecliptic7.5°
Speed relative to Sun9.372 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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