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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 26.0m
Declination-7° 56'
ConstellationOphiuchus
Distance from Earth2.242 AU
Last observed magnitude14.4
Date of last reported observation23/04/2011
Altitude5.3°
Azimuth242° (WSW)
Angular separation from Sun137.6°
Ecliptic latitude11.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.070 AU
Perihelion1.066 AU
(20/04/2017)
Aphelion5.888 AU
Period6.48 years
Eccentricity0.693441
Inclination to ecliptic13.6°
Speed relative to Sun17.967 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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