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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 ascension9h 34.8m
Declination21° 4'
ConstellationLeo
Distance from Earth4.079 AU
Last observed magnitude12.7
Date of last reported observation24/11/2012
Altitude29.9°
Azimuth294° (WNW)
Angular separation from Sun110.4°
Ecliptic latitude5.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.528 AU
Perihelion1.496 AU
(12/09/2012)
Aphelion5.869 AU
Period7.07 years
Eccentricity0.593682
Inclination to ecliptic15.7°
Speed relative to Sun12.287 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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