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Comet 15P Finlay

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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 ascension23h 17.2m
Declination-12° 7'
ConstellationAquarius
Distance from Earth1.232 AU
Last observed magnitude18.0
Date of last reported observation2021-May-01
Altitude-63.8°
Azimuth242° (WSW)
Angular separation from Sun69.6°
Ecliptic latitude-6.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.293 AU
Perihelion0.992 AU
(2021-Jul-13)
Aphelion6.020 AU
Period6.56 years
Eccentricity0.717060
Inclination to ecliptic6.8°
Speed relative to Sun33.459 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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