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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 6.0m
Declination-14° 57'
ConstellationLibra
Distance from Earth6.597 AU
Last observed magnitude14.4
Date of last reported observation23/04/2011
Altitude12.8°
Azimuth177° (S)
Angular separation from Sun18.6°
Ecliptic latitude2.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun5.663 AU
Perihelion1.064 AU
(20/04/2017)
Aphelion5.886 AU
Period6.48 years
Eccentricity0.693815
Inclination to ecliptic13.6°
Speed relative to Sun7.619 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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