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Comet 327P Van Ness

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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 ascension2h 12.4m
Declination-18° 3'
ConstellationCetus
Distance from Earth0.648 AU
Last observed magnitude15.2
Date of last reported observation2022-Sep-21
Altitude66.8°
Azimuth218° (SW)
Angular separation from Sun144.3°
Ecliptic latitude-11.7°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.575 AU
Perihelion1.556 AU
(2022-Sep-02)
Aphelion5.571 AU
Period6.73 years
Eccentricity0.563333
Inclination to ecliptic36.3°
Speed relative to Sun29.620 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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