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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 ascension11h 30.8m
Declination4° 9'
ConstellationLeo
Distance from Earth4.530 AU
Last observed magnitude17.8
Date of last reported observation08/02/2013
Altitude76.0°
Azimuth73° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun163.9°
Ecliptic latitude0.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun5.496 AU
Perihelion1.409 AU
(01/10/2012)
Aphelion5.822 AU
Period6.88 years
Eccentricity0.610201
Inclination to ecliptic22.0°
Speed relative to Sun8.801 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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