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Comet 103P Hartley

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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 ascension11h 11.3m
Declination-3° 18'
ConstellationLeo
Distance from Earth4.062 AU
Last observed magnitude14.4
Date of last reported observation23/04/2011
Altitude-0.5°
Azimuth93° (E)
Angular separation from Sun81.3°
Ecliptic latitude-7.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.036 AU
Perihelion1.067 AU
(20/04/2017)
Aphelion5.888 AU
Period6.49 years
Eccentricity0.693243
Inclination to ecliptic13.6°
Speed relative to Sun13.584 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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