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Comet 168P Hergenrother

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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 8.0m
Declination-22° 47'
ConstellationHydra
Distance from Earth4.388 AU
Last observed magnitude17.8
Date of last reported observation08/02/2013
Altitude-50.3°
Azimuth127° (SE)
Angular separation from Sun158.9°
Ecliptic latitude-11.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun5.340 AU
Perihelion1.375 AU
(06/08/2019)
Aphelion5.822 AU
Period6.83 years
Eccentricity0.617907
Inclination to ecliptic21.9°
Speed relative to Sun9.259 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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