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Comet 24P Schaumasse

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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 ascension18h 34.7m
Declination-29° 11'
ConstellationSagittarius
Distance from Earth5.122 AU
Last observed magnitude13.0
Date of last reported observation2018-Mar-12
Altitude-24.0°
Azimuth253° (WSW)
Angular separation from Sun99.1°
Ecliptic latitude-5.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun5.373 AU
Perihelion1.201 AU
(2017-Nov-17)
Aphelion6.959 AU
Period8.24 years
Eccentricity0.705640
Inclination to ecliptic11.7°
Speed relative to Sun10.618 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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