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Comet 84P Giclas

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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 ascension7h 25.7m
Declination18° 55'
ConstellationGemini
Distance from Earth2.154 AU
Last observed magnitude15.5
Date of last reported observation2020-Aug-18
Altitude43.1°
Azimuth253° (WSW)
Angular separation from Sun66.6°
Ecliptic latitude-3.3°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.983 AU
Perihelion1.719 AU
(2020-Jun-03)
Aphelion5.377 AU
Period6.68 years
Eccentricity0.515566
Inclination to ecliptic7.6°
Speed relative to Sun25.387 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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