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Comet 237P 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 ascension23h 40.3m
Declination8° 3'
ConstellationPisces
Distance from Earth3.836 AU
Last observed magnitude18.6
Date of last reported observation2024-Jan-07
Altitude-0.2°
Azimuth82° (E)
Angular separation from Sun18.3°
Ecliptic latitude12.3°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.912 AU
Perihelion1.987 AU
(2023-May-14)
Aphelion5.034 AU
Period6.58 years
Eccentricity0.433934
Inclination to ecliptic14.0°
Speed relative to Sun18.885 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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