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Comet 92P/Sanguin

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Comet 92P/Sanguin Sky Charts and Coordinates

This is a simplified sky chart, showing where Comet 92P/Sanguin is now with respect to the brightest stars and constellations.

More advanced sky charts are available on TheSkyLive for this object: 1) the Online Planetarium which is interactive and allows to select dates and additional objects to visualize; and 2) the Live Position and Data Tracker which provides the highest precision position data and features deep sky imagery from the Digitized Sky Survey.

Comet 92P/Sanguin in Hydra on January, 24 2018
High Precision Live Sky Chart
09h 03m 29s
-00° 10’ 48”
27.09
 = visible to the naked eye
 = binocular, brighter than 10th magnitude
= current altitude ≥ 30°   = current altitude < 30°   = below the horizon
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Comet 92P/Sanguin Rise and Set Times

Today's Comet 92P/Sanguin rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. All times are relative to the local timezone Europe/London.

Azimuth: 90.2°
Max altitude: 38.3°
Azimuth: 269.8°

Comet 92P/Sanguin Orbit Diagram

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Comet 92P/Sanguin with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Comet 92P/Sanguin and the planets along their orbits in this diagram accurately represents the current configuration of the objects in the Solar System. This is an experimental feature and it requires a WebGL enabled browser. Please provide us feedback!

Orbit Diagram of Comet 92P/Sanguin
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Comet 92P/Sanguin Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Comet 92P/Sanguin computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Comet 92P/Sanguin in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date MagnitudeMag Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. Constellation
2018 Jan 17 27.07 09h 06m 39s -00° 24’ 06” Hydra
2018 Jan 18 27.08 09h 06m 12s -00° 22’ 23” Hydra
2018 Jan 19 27.08 09h 05m 45s -00° 20’ 36” Hydra
2018 Jan 20 27.08 09h 05m 18s -00° 18’ 46” Hydra
2018 Jan 21 27.08 09h 04m 50s -00° 16’ 51” Hydra
2018 Jan 22 27.09 09h 04m 23s -00° 14’ 54” Hydra
2018 Jan 23 27.09 09h 03m 56s -00° 12’ 52” Hydra
2018 Jan 24 27.09 09h 03m 29s -00° 10’ 48” Hydra
2018 Jan 25 27.09 09h 03m 01s -00° 08’ 39” Hydra
2018 Jan 26 27.10 09h 02m 33s -00° 06’ 28” Hydra
2018 Jan 27 27.10 09h 02m 04s -00° 04’ 12” Hydra
2018 Jan 28 27.10 09h 01m 36s -00° 01’ 54” Hydra
2018 Jan 29 27.11 09h 01m 08s +00° 00’ 27” Hydra
2018 Jan 30 27.11 09h 00m 39s +00° 02’ 52” Hydra

Distance of Comet 92P/Sanguin from Earth

The following chart shows the distance of Comet 92P/Sanguin from Earth as a function of time. Distance data is measured in Astronomical Units and sampled with a 2 days interval.

The reported distances might be inaccurate around the times of closest approach for objects passing extremely close to Earth. The value of the distance of 92P/Sanguin is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Distance of Comet 92P/Sanguin from Earth between January 2013 and December 2075

Light Curve of Comet 92P/Sanguin

The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Comet 92P/Sanguin, according to the most recent ephemerides data. Magnitude data is sampled with a 2 days interval and there might be inaccuracies for objects changing brightness very rapidly during the course of a few days. For comets there could be large discrepancies between the observed and predicted brightness because of their highly dynamic behaviour.

Predicted magnitude of Comet 92P/Sanguin between January 2013 and December 2075

Comet 92P/Sanguin Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Comet 92P/Sanguin at epoch 18 December 2015 00:00 UTC (JD: 2457375.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.65932548
Orbit inclination i 19.44460631°
Perihelion distance q 1.82545566 AU
273,084,280 km
Aphelion distance Q 8.89125807 AU
1,330,113,278 km
Semi-major axis a 5.35835687 AU
801,598,779 km
Orbital period period 12.4000 years
4,530.4973 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2015-Mar-01 04:24:17
2,457,082.6835 JD
Next perihelion transit 2027-Jul-26 16:20
2,461,613.1809 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 163.78903424122°
Longitude of the ascending node node 181.45891642419°
Mean anomaly M 23.267628167862°
Mean motion n 0.07946148°/day
Closest approach to Earth* 2064-Sep-23
Distance of closest approach* 0.94098853 AU
140,769,881 km

* NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed for the time interval between 2013-Jan-01 and 2075-Dec-31, with a sampling interval of 1 day.