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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 ascension12h 4.1m
Declination-6° 9'
ConstellationVirgo
Distance from Earth6.238 AU
Last observed magnitude18.0
Date of last reported observation14/03/2013
Altitude-26.6°
Azimuth97° (E)
Angular separation from Sun60.9°
Ecliptic latitude-5.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun5.813 AU
Perihelion1.467 AU
(18/09/2019)
Aphelion5.857 AU
Period7.01 years
Eccentricity0.599430
Inclination to ecliptic15.8°
Speed relative to Sun7.934 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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