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Comet 29P Schwassmann-Wachmann 1

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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 ascension0h 34.6m
Declination11° 2'
ConstellationPisces
Distance from Earth6.427 AU
Last observed magnitude12.5
Date of last reported observation2018-Nov-14
Altitude55.7°
Azimuth70° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun45.8°
Ecliptic latitude7.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun5.768 AU
Perihelion5.767 AU
(2019-Mar-07)
Aphelion6.287 AU
Period14.8 years
Eccentricity0.043178
Inclination to ecliptic9.4°
Speed relative to Sun12.666 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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