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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: 5°, Max. star mag.: 10)
 
View from 90° above ecliptic plane
View from above comet orbital plane
 
Position
Right ascension8h 36.3m
Declination29° 6'
ConstellationCancer
Distance from Earth0.607 AU
Last observed magnitude9.5
Date of last reported observation2022-Jan-21
Altitude-16.1°
Azimuth353° (N)
Angular separation from Sun169.7°
Ecliptic latitude3.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.585 AU
Perihelion1.211 AU
(2021-Nov-02)
Aphelion5.701 AU
Period6.42 years
Eccentricity0.649695
Inclination to ecliptic3.9°
Speed relative to Sun29.372 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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