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Comet 260P McNaught

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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 12.1m
Declination7° 46'
ConstellationLeo
Distance from Earth6.010 AU
Last observed magnitude18.0
Date of last reported observation14/03/2013
Altitude33.3°
Azimuth279° (W)
Angular separation from Sun22.3°
Ecliptic latitude2.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun5.098 AU
Perihelion1.492 AU
(12/09/2012)
Aphelion5.861 AU
Period7.05 years
Eccentricity0.594234
Inclination to ecliptic15.8°
Speed relative to Sun10.331 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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