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Comet 57P du Toit-Neujmin-Delporte

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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 ascension22h 39.6m
Declination-7° 54'
ConstellationAquarius
Distance from Earth2.718 AU
Last observed magnitude12.1
Date of last reported observation2021-Dec-21
Altitude15.2°
Azimuth242° (WSW)
Angular separation from Sun31.8°
Ecliptic latitude0.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.951 AU
Perihelion1.720 AU
(2021-Oct-17)
Aphelion5.175 AU
Period6.40 years
Eccentricity0.501077
Inclination to ecliptic2.9°
Speed relative to Sun25.533 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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