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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 32.9m
Declination-24° 6'
ConstellationHydra
Distance from Earth4.532 AU
Last observed magnitude17.8
Date of last reported observation08/02/2013
Altitude-45.1°
Azimuth125° (SE)
Angular separation from Sun150.6°
Ecliptic latitude-11.2°
Orbit
Distance from Sun5.422 AU
Perihelion1.377 AU
(06/08/2019)
Aphelion5.822 AU
Period6.83 years
Eccentricity0.617496
Inclination to ecliptic21.9°
Speed relative to Sun8.986 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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