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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 ascension14h 43.5m
Declination-29° 55'
ConstellationHydra
Distance from Earth5.397 AU
Last observed magnitude17.8
Date of last reported observation08/02/2013
Altitude-59.2°
Azimuth193° (SSW)
Angular separation from Sun36.4°
Ecliptic latitude-15.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.641 AU
Perihelion1.363 AU
(04/08/2019)
Aphelion5.817 AU
Period6.80 years
Eccentricity0.620396
Inclination to ecliptic21.7°
Speed relative to Sun11.628 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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