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Comet 10P Tempel 2

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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 ascension4h 11.6m
Declination5° 23'
ConstellationTaurus
Distance from Earth1.698 AU
Last observed magnitude15.8
Date of last reported observation2021-Oct-28
Altitude47.5°
Azimuth144° (SE)
Angular separation from Sun163.8°
Ecliptic latitude-9.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.660 AU
Perihelion1.413 AU
(2021-Mar-24)
Aphelion4.709 AU
Period5.35 years
Eccentricity0.538501
Inclination to ecliptic12.0°
Speed relative to Sun19.423 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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