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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 48.4m
Declination-22° 7'
ConstellationVirgo
Distance from Earth5.499 AU
Last observed magnitude17.8
Date of last reported observation08/02/2013
Altitude-55.5°
Azimuth228° (SW)
Angular separation from Sun87.5°
Ecliptic latitude-10.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun5.544 AU
Perihelion1.381 AU
(07/08/2019)
Aphelion5.822 AU
Period6.83 years
Eccentricity0.616504
Inclination to ecliptic21.9°
Speed relative to Sun8.583 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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