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Comet 110P Hartley 3

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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 ascension10h 38.7m
Declination-0° 5'
ConstellationSextans
Distance from Earth3.869 AU
Last observed magnitude18.4
Date of last reported observation2022-Apr-27
Altitude-81.8°
Azimuth269° (W)
Angular separation from Sun26.3°
Ecliptic latitude-10.4°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.994 AU
Perihelion2.456 AU
(2021-Oct-18)
Aphelion4.751 AU
Period6.84 years
Eccentricity0.318545
Inclination to ecliptic11.7°
Speed relative to Sun18.612 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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