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Comet 144P Kushida

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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 ascension5h 18.9m
Declination17° 13'
ConstellationTaurus
Distance from Earth0.829 AU
Last observed magnitude10.7
Date of last reported observation2024-Feb-18
Altitude25.4°
Azimuth267° (W)
Angular separation from Sun104.6°
Ecliptic latitude-3.4°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.442 AU
Perihelion1.399 AU
(2024-Jan-25)
Aphelion6.266 AU
Period7.50 years
Eccentricity0.635031
Inclination to ecliptic3.9°
Speed relative to Sun31.607 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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