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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 ascension15h 55.2m
Declination-20° 55'
ConstellationScorpius
Distance from Earth5.052 AU
Last observed magnitude13.0
Date of last reported observation18/12/2016
Altitude52.9°
Azimuth126° (SE)
Angular separation from Sun22.3°
Ecliptic latitude-0.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.158 AU
Perihelion1.428 AU
(31/08/2016)
Aphelion6.290 AU
Period7.58 years
Eccentricity0.629911
Inclination to ecliptic4.1°
Speed relative to Sun14.032 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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