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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 ascension23h 9.0m
Declination-21° 16'
ConstellationAquarius
Distance from Earth1.217 AU
Last observed magnitude14.6
Date of last reported observation2022-Jun-08
Altitude12.9°
Azimuth225° (SW)
Angular separation from Sun115.7°
Ecliptic latitude-9.3°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.895 AU
Perihelion1.544 AU
(2022-Mar-04)
Aphelion4.748 AU
Period5.58 years
Eccentricity0.509175
Inclination to ecliptic10.5°
Speed relative to Sun25.584 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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