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Comet 252P 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 ascension16h 9.9m
Declination-13° 58'
ConstellationScorpius
Distance from Earth2.372 AU
Last observed magnitude14.5
Date of last reported observation2021-Sep-17
Altitude19.9°
Azimuth238° (WSW)
Angular separation from Sun35.2°
Ecliptic latitude9.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.660 AU
Perihelion1.000 AU
(2021-Jul-11)
Aphelion5.098 AU
Period5.32 years
Eccentricity0.671871
Inclination to ecliptic10.4°
Speed relative to Sun27.885 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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