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Comet C/2009 P1 Garradd

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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 ascension7h 22.7m
Declination-29° 29'
ConstellationCanis Major
Distance from Earth15.856 AU
Last observed magnitude21.3
Date of last reported observation26/02/2014
Altitude-46.4°
Azimuth98° (E)
Angular separation from Sun84.3°
Ecliptic latitude-51.2°
Orbit
Distance from Sun15.788 AU
Perihelion1.559 AU
(21/12/2011)
Aphelion15,137.654 AU
Period658,595 years
Eccentricity0.999794
Inclination to ecliptic106.2°
Speed relative to Sun10.596 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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