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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 ascension9h 56.9m
Declination21° 59'
ConstellationLeo
Distance from Earth4.055 AU
Last observed magnitude13.2
Date of last reported observation05/12/2012
Altitude49.6°
Azimuth305° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun110.0°
Ecliptic latitude8.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.499 AU
Perihelion1.415 AU
(01/10/2012)
Aphelion5.833 AU
Period6.90 years
Eccentricity0.609565
Inclination to ecliptic21.9°
Speed relative to Sun12.228 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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