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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 ascension3h 35.1m
Declination24° 51'
ConstellationTaurus
Distance from Earth1.979 AU
Last observed magnitude15.4
Date of last reported observation2024-Feb-18
Altitude67.5°
Azimuth230° (SW)
Angular separation from Sun81.9°
Ecliptic latitude5.2°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.085 AU
Perihelion2.024 AU
(2024-Apr-20)
Aphelion7.095 AU
Period9.74 years
Eccentricity0.556062
Inclination to ecliptic9.9°
Speed relative to Sun25.622 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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