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Comet 67P Churyumov-Gerasimenko

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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 ascension1h 37.5m
Declination5° 20'
ConstellationPisces
Distance from Earth1.066 AU
Last observed magnitude14.2
Date of last reported observation2021-Jul-21
Altitude45.2°
Azimuth278° (W)
Angular separation from Sun104.4°
Ecliptic latitude-2.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.645 AU
Perihelion1.211 AU
(2021-Nov-02)
Aphelion5.703 AU
Period6.43 years
Eccentricity0.649773
Inclination to ecliptic3.9°
Speed relative to Sun28.674 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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