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Comet 48P Johnson

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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 ascension4h 29.5m
Declination14° 50'
ConstellationTaurus
Distance from Earth3.920 AU
Last observed magnitude12.5
Date of last reported observation2018-Oct-01
Altitude39.3°
Azimuth117° (ESE)
Angular separation from Sun18.0°
Ecliptic latitude-9.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.970 AU
Perihelion2.005 AU
(2018-Aug-12)
Aphelion4.994 AU
Period6.55 years
Eccentricity0.427126
Inclination to ecliptic12.2°
Speed relative to Sun18.542 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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