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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: 5°, Max. star mag.: 10)
 
View from 90° above ecliptic plane
View from above comet orbital plane
 
Position
Right ascension12h 3.4m
Declination30° 11'
ConstellationUrsa Major
Distance from Earth0.165 AU
Last observed magnitude7.0
Date of last reported observation20/02/2017
Altitude59.7°
Azimuth4° (N)
Angular separation from Sun149.0°
Ecliptic latitude3.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.134 AU
Perihelion0.533 AU
(31/12/2016)
Aphelion5.518 AU
Period5.26 years
Eccentricity0.823974
Inclination to ecliptic4.2°
Speed relative to Sun35.662 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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