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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 ascension10h 31.9m
Declination19° 36'
ConstellationLeo
Distance from Earth0.716 AU
Last observed magnitude12.0
Date of last reported observation27/03/2017
Altitude-48.0°
Azimuth60° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun141.5°
Ecliptic latitude4.2°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.622 AU
Perihelion0.533 AU
(31/12/2016)
Aphelion5.514 AU
Period5.26 years
Eccentricity0.823868
Inclination to ecliptic4.2°
Speed relative to Sun28.296 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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