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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 ascension12h 26.5m
Declination-10° 21'
ConstellationVirgo
Distance from Earth6.516 AU
Last observed magnitude17.8
Date of last reported observation08/02/2013
Altitude2.0°
Azimuth260° (W)
Angular separation from Sun37.0°
Ecliptic latitude-7.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun5.741 AU
Perihelion1.392 AU
(10/08/2019)
Aphelion5.821 AU
Period6.85 years
Eccentricity0.613997
Inclination to ecliptic22.0°
Speed relative to Sun7.941 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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