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Comet 141P Machholz

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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 ascension0h 44.1m
Declination-6° 16'
ConstellationCetus
Distance from Earth0.535 AU
Last observed magnitude10.4
Date of last reported observation2021-Jan-14
Altitude-26.3°
Azimuth263° (W)
Angular separation from Sun71.1°
Ecliptic latitude-5.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun0.956 AU
Perihelion0.808 AU
(2020-Dec-16)
Aphelion5.306 AU
Period5.34 years
Eccentricity0.735688
Inclination to ecliptic13.9°
Speed relative to Sun39.578 km/s

Warning!
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