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Comet 45P Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova

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Coarse finder chart
(Field of view: 60°, Max. star mag.: 5)
Fine finder chart
(Field of view: 10°, Max. star mag.: 8)
 
View from 90° above ecliptic plane
View from above comet orbital plane
 
Position
Right ascension21h 0.2m
Declination-11° 58'
ConstellationAquarius
Distance from Earth0.293 AU
Last observed magnitude6.5
Date of last reported observation16/01/2017
Altitude15.4°
Azimuth102° (ESE)
Angular separation from Sun12.7°
Ecliptic latitude2.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun0.702 AU
Perihelion0.533 AU
(31/12/2016)
Aphelion5.517 AU
Period5.26 years
Eccentricity0.823927
Inclination to ecliptic4.2°
Speed relative to Sun47.282 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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