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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 ascension16h 48.3m
Declination-22° 23'
ConstellationOphiuchus
Distance from Earth3.939 AU
Last observed magnitude13.0
Date of last reported observation18/12/2016
Altitude0.6°
Azimuth248° (WSW)
Angular separation from Sun140.4°
Ecliptic latitude0.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.757 AU
Perihelion1.423 AU
(31/08/2016)
Aphelion6.287 AU
Period7.57 years
Eccentricity0.630947
Inclination to ecliptic4.1°
Speed relative to Sun11.951 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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