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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: 2°, Max. star mag.: 12)
 
View from 90° above ecliptic plane
View from above comet orbital plane
 
Position
Right ascension12h 36.8m
Declination-0° 28'
ConstellationVirgo
Distance from Earth3.745 AU
Last observed magnitude12.0
Date of last reported observation10/04/2017
Altitude81.8°
Azimuth267° (W)
Angular separation from Sun41.2°
Ecliptic latitude3.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.057 AU
Perihelion0.533 AU
(31/12/2016)
Aphelion5.517 AU
Period5.26 years
Eccentricity0.823911
Inclination to ecliptic4.2°
Speed relative to Sun16.945 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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