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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 51.8m
Declination-24° 32'
ConstellationHydra
Distance from Earth5.799 AU
Last observed magnitude17.8
Date of last reported observation08/02/2013
Altitude-54.2°
Azimuth225° (SW)
Angular separation from Sun15.9°
Ecliptic latitude-14.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.848 AU
Perihelion1.364 AU
(05/08/2019)
Aphelion5.818 AU
Period6.81 years
Eccentricity0.620183
Inclination to ecliptic21.7°
Speed relative to Sun10.906 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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