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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 ascension17h 27.8m
Declination-10° 55'
ConstellationSerpens
Distance from Earth2.591 AU
Last observed magnitude14.4
Date of last reported observation23/04/2011
Altitude-30.8°
Azimuth311° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun78.0°
Ecliptic latitude12.4°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.577 AU
Perihelion1.066 AU
(20/04/2017)
Aphelion5.888 AU
Period6.48 years
Eccentricity0.693448
Inclination to ecliptic13.6°
Speed relative to Sun20.815 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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