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Comet 2P Encke

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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 9.4m
Declination-1° 3'
ConstellationPisces
Distance from Earth3.884 AU
Last observed magnitude19.9
Date of last reported observation2022-Oct-25
Altitude-27.2°
Azimuth300° (WNW)
Angular separation from Sun39.7°
Ecliptic latitude4.9°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.189 AU
Perihelion0.339 AU
(2023-Oct-22)
Aphelion4.101 AU
Period3.31 years
Eccentricity0.847494
Inclination to ecliptic11.4°
Speed relative to Sun12.519 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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