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Comet 73P Schwassmann-Wachmann 3

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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 ascension10h 55.3m
Declination14° 51'
ConstellationLeo
Distance from Earth1.347 AU
Last observed magnitude14.7
Date of last reported observation2022-Jun-22
Altitude-19.1°
Azimuth286° (WNW)
Angular separation from Sun62.7°
Ecliptic latitude7.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.262 AU
Perihelion0.973 AU
(2022-Aug-25)
Aphelion5.211 AU
Period5.44 years
Eccentricity0.685348
Inclination to ecliptic11.2°
Speed relative to Sun33.452 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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