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Comet C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring)

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Comet C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring) Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Comet C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring) at epoch 01 April 2016 00:00 UTC (JD: 2457480.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 1.00008553
Orbit inclination i 129.03291761°
Perihelion distance q 1.39976499 AU
209,401,862 km
Aphelion distance Q n.a.
Semi-major axis a n.a.
Orbital period period n.a.
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2014-Oct-25 04:13:10
2,456,955.6758 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 2.4491694821387°
Longitude of the ascending node node 300.99940992437°
Mean anomaly M 0.00024704994536109°
Mean motion n 0.00000047°/day

Visualization of Comet C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring) Orbit

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Comet C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring) with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Comet C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring) 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 C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring)
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Comet C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring) 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Comet C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring) computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Comet C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring) in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2019 May 20 10h 08m 22s +38° 59’ 51” 24.65 Leo Minor
2019 May 21 10h 08m 21s +38° 57’ 46” 24.65 Leo Minor
2019 May 22 10h 08m 18s +38° 55’ 41” 24.66 Leo Minor
2019 May 23 10h 08m 17s +38° 53’ 34” 24.66 Leo Minor
2019 May 24 10h 08m 16s +38° 51’ 25” 24.67 Leo Minor
2019 May 25 10h 08m 13s +38° 49’ 18” 24.67 Leo Minor
2019 May 26 10h 08m 13s +38° 47’ 08” 24.68 Leo Minor
2019 May 27 10h 08m 12s +38° 44’ 58” 24.68 Leo Minor
2019 May 28 10h 08m 12s +38° 42’ 47” 24.69 Leo Minor
2019 May 29 10h 08m 13s +38° 40’ 36” 24.69 Leo Minor
2019 May 30 10h 08m 13s +38° 38’ 24” 24.70 Leo Minor
2019 May 31 10h 08m 14s +38° 36’ 11” 24.70 Leo Minor
2019 Jun 01 10h 08m 17s +38° 33’ 57” 24.71 Leo Minor
2019 Jun 02 10h 08m 17s +38° 31’ 44” 24.71 Leo Minor