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Comet 17P Holmes

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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 ascension7h 24.0m
Declination30° 58'
ConstellationGemini
Distance from Earth4.720 AU
Last observed magnitude18.3
Date of last reported observation2022-Jan-28
Altitude59.5°
Azimuth201° (SSW)
Angular separation from Sun16.1°
Ecliptic latitude11.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.753 AU
Perihelion2.082 AU
(2021-Feb-19)
Aphelion5.192 AU
Period6.94 years
Eccentricity0.427620
Inclination to ecliptic19.0°
Speed relative to Sun15.125 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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