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Comet 11P Tempel-Swift-LINEAR

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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 40.4m
Declination8° 27'
ConstellationTaurus
Distance from Earth1.339 AU
Last observed magnitude14.6
Date of last reported observation2021-Feb-11
Altitude78.4°
Azimuth317° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun92.6°
Ecliptic latitude-10.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.701 AU
Perihelion1.389 AU
(2020-Nov-26)
Aphelion5.177 AU
Period5.95 years
Eccentricity0.576991
Inclination to ecliptic14.4°
Speed relative to Sun27.806 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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