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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 ascension13h 31.2m
Declination-19° 7'
ConstellationVirgo
Distance from Earth5.895 AU
Last observed magnitude18.0
Date of last reported observation14/03/2013
Altitude-67.2°
Azimuth212° (SSW)
Angular separation from Sun26.7°
Ecliptic latitude-10.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun5.020 AU
Perihelion1.423 AU
(09/09/2019)
Aphelion5.854 AU
Period6.94 years
Eccentricity0.608928
Inclination to ecliptic15.3°
Speed relative to Sun10.472 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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