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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 ascension15h 31.9m
Declination-12° 57'
ConstellationLibra
Distance from Earth4.916 AU
Last observed magnitude14.4
Date of last reported observation23/04/2011
Altitude-32.6°
Azimuth50° (NE)
Angular separation from Sun79.4°
Ecliptic latitude6.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.833 AU
Perihelion1.065 AU
(20/04/2017)
Aphelion5.887 AU
Period6.48 years
Eccentricity0.693530
Inclination to ecliptic13.6°
Speed relative to Sun10.577 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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