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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 ascension15h 7.0m
Declination-29° 10'
ConstellationLibra
Distance from Earth4.868 AU
Last observed magnitude18.0
Date of last reported observation14/03/2013
Altitude35.1°
Azimuth233° (SW)
Angular separation from Sun69.1°
Ecliptic latitude-11.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.609 AU
Perihelion1.419 AU
(09/09/2019)
Aphelion5.848 AU
Period6.93 years
Eccentricity0.609519
Inclination to ecliptic15.1°
Speed relative to Sun11.864 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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