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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 41.1m
Declination11° 29'
ConstellationLeo
Distance from Earth5.967 AU
Last observed magnitude18.0
Date of last reported observation14/03/2013
Altitude66.8°
Azimuth300° (WNW)
Angular separation from Sun9.7°
Ecliptic latitude3.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.973 AU
Perihelion1.492 AU
(12/09/2012)
Aphelion5.861 AU
Period7.05 years
Eccentricity0.594143
Inclination to ecliptic15.8°
Speed relative to Sun10.747 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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