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Comet 9P Tempel 1

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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 ascension22h 51.4m
Declination-18° 4'
ConstellationAquarius
Distance from Earth2.790 AU
Last observed magnitude17.9
Date of last reported observation2022-Oct-19
Altitude0.1°
Azimuth252° (WSW)
Angular separation from Sun80.9°
Ecliptic latitude-9.9°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.808 AU
Perihelion1.545 AU
(2022-Mar-05)
Aphelion4.752 AU
Period5.59 years
Eccentricity0.509384
Inclination to ecliptic10.5°
Speed relative to Sun18.712 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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