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Comet 103P Hartley

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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 ascension11h 44.8m
Declination-13° 14'
ConstellationCrater
Distance from Earth2.442 AU
Last observed magnitude14.4
Date of last reported observation23/04/2011
Altitude-18.7°
Azimuth274° (W)
Angular separation from Sun145.9°
Ecliptic latitude-10.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.308 AU
Perihelion1.066 AU
(20/04/2017)
Aphelion5.888 AU
Period6.48 years
Eccentricity0.693373
Inclination to ecliptic13.6°
Speed relative to Sun16.772 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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