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Comet 277P 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 ascension4h 8.4m
Declination21° 39'
ConstellationTaurus
Distance from Earth1.742 AU
Last observed magnitude14.6
Date of last reported observation2021-Feb-14
Altitude78.2°
Azimuth77° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun87.8°
Ecliptic latitude0.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.970 AU
Perihelion1.904 AU
(2020-Dec-30)
Aphelion5.801 AU
Period7.56 years
Eccentricity0.505659
Inclination to ecliptic16.8°
Speed relative to Sun25.895 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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