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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 52.0m
Declination-15° 56'
ConstellationCorvus
Distance from Earth5.300 AU
Last observed magnitude18.0
Date of last reported observation14/03/2013
Altitude54.6°
Azimuth118° (ESE)
Angular separation from Sun79.5°
Ecliptic latitude-9.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun5.213 AU
Perihelion1.427 AU
(09/09/2019)
Aphelion5.856 AU
Period6.95 years
Eccentricity0.608222
Inclination to ecliptic15.4°
Speed relative to Sun9.837 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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