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Comet 32P Comas Sola

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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 ascension8h 2.9m
Declination27° 39'
ConstellationCancer
Distance from Earth2.862 AU
Last observed magnitude14.4
Date of last reported observation2024-May-13
Altitude39.8°
Azimuth80° (E)
Angular separation from Sun33.1°
Ecliptic latitude9.7°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.086 AU
Perihelion2.025 AU
(2024-Apr-20)
Aphelion7.079 AU
Period9.71 years
Eccentricity0.555223
Inclination to ecliptic9.9°
Speed relative to Sun25.605 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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