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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 ascension10h 23.9m
Declination13° 31'
ConstellationLeo
Distance from Earth5.793 AU
Last observed magnitude18.0
Date of last reported observation14/03/2013
Altitude46.9°
Azimuth70° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun26.0°
Ecliptic latitude3.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.901 AU
Perihelion1.493 AU
(12/09/2012)
Aphelion5.862 AU
Period7.05 years
Eccentricity0.594102
Inclination to ecliptic15.8°
Speed relative to Sun10.988 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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