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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 ascension14h 4.3m
Declination-12° 45'
ConstellationVirgo
Distance from Earth5.036 AU
Last observed magnitude14.4
Date of last reported observation2011-Apr-23
Altitude-37.0°
Azimuth52° (NE)
Angular separation from Sun143.1°
Ecliptic latitude-0.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun5.879 AU
Perihelion1.068 AU
(2017-Apr-19)
Aphelion5.886 AU
Period6.48 years
Eccentricity0.692872
Inclination to ecliptic13.6°
Speed relative to Sun6.828 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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