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Comet 144P Kushida

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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 ascension13h 46.8m
Declination-12° 29'
ConstellationVirgo
Distance from Earth3.876 AU
Last observed magnitude13.0
Date of last reported observation18/12/2016
Altitude74.4°
Azimuth144° (SE)
Angular separation from Sun61.7°
Ecliptic latitude-1.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.512 AU
Perihelion1.431 AU
(31/08/2016)
Aphelion6.290 AU
Period7.59 years
Eccentricity0.629421
Inclination to ecliptic4.1°
Speed relative to Sun16.596 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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