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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 0.8m
Declination-7° 43'
ConstellationVirgo
Distance from Earth5.338 AU
Last observed magnitude17.8
Date of last reported observation08/02/2013
Altitude51.3°
Azimuth258° (WSW)
Angular separation from Sun112.5°
Ecliptic latitude-6.4°
Orbit
Distance from Sun5.801 AU
Perihelion1.397 AU
(11/08/2019)
Aphelion5.821 AU
Period6.86 years
Eccentricity0.612937
Inclination to ecliptic22.0°
Speed relative to Sun7.747 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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