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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 55.5m
Declination-16° 50'
ConstellationVirgo
Distance from Earth1.654 AU
Last observed magnitude13.0
Date of last reported observation18/12/2016
Altitude55.4°
Azimuth121° (ESE)
Angular separation from Sun120.5°
Ecliptic latitude-3.3°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.318 AU
Perihelion1.431 AU
(31/08/2016)
Aphelion6.287 AU
Period7.58 years
Eccentricity0.629069
Inclination to ecliptic4.1°
Speed relative to Sun23.140 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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