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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 ascension23h 29.1m
Declination3° 5'
ConstellationPisces
Distance from Earth6.634 AU
Last observed magnitude12.5
Date of last reported observation14/11/2018
Altitude61.5°
Azimuth84° (E)
Angular separation from Sun26.5°
Ecliptic latitude6.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun5.767 AU
Perihelion5.767 AU
(07/03/2019)
Aphelion6.285 AU
Period14.8 years
Eccentricity0.042966
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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