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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 5.7m
Declination10° 12'
ConstellationLeo
Distance from Earth5.980 AU
Last observed magnitude17.8
Date of last reported observation08/02/2013
Altitude11.2°
Azimuth80° (E)
Angular separation from Sun5.1°
Ecliptic latitude4.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.976 AU
Perihelion1.412 AU
(01/10/2012)
Aphelion5.824 AU
Period6.88 years
Eccentricity0.609789
Inclination to ecliptic22.0°
Speed relative to Sun10.553 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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