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Comet 6P d'Arrest

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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 ascension20h 5.3m
Declination-31° 32'
ConstellationSagittarius
Distance from Earth1.029 AU
Last observed magnitude11.5
Date of last reported observation2021-Oct-10
Altitude25.5°
Azimuth171° (S)
Angular separation from Sun88.3°
Ecliptic latitude-8.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.411 AU
Perihelion1.355 AU
(2021-Sep-17)
Aphelion5.642 AU
Period6.54 years
Eccentricity0.612809
Inclination to ecliptic19.5°
Speed relative to Sun31.687 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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