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Comet 66P du Toit

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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 46.2m
Declination21° 34'
ConstellationAries
Distance from Earth5.033 AU
Last observed magnitude10.2
Date of last reported observation2018-May-22
Altitude-1.9°
Azimuth308° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun17.2°
Ecliptic latitude6.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.076 AU
Perihelion1.290 AU
(2018-May-19)
Aphelion10.823 AU
Period14.9 years
Eccentricity0.786955
Inclination to ecliptic18.7°
Speed relative to Sun16.994 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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