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Comet C/2014 F3 (Sheppard-Trujillo)

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Comet C/2014 F3 (Sheppard-Trujillo) Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Comet C/2014 F3 (Sheppard-Trujillo) at epoch 17 September 2014 00:00 UTC (JD: 2456918.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.64406218
Orbit inclination i 6.48310525°
Perihelion distance q 5.72167523 AU
855,950,433 km
Aphelion distance Q 26.42818295 AU
3,953,599,904 km
Semi-major axis a 16.07492909 AU
2,404,775,169 km
Orbital period period 64.4500 years
23,540.8438 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2021-May-09 22:31:50
2,459,344.4388 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 1.3020172072818°
Longitude of the ascending node node 327.56586354223°
Mean anomaly M 322.90116156203°
Mean motion n 0.01529257°/day

Visualization of Comet C/2014 F3 (Sheppard-Trujillo) Orbit

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Comet C/2014 F3 (Sheppard-Trujillo) with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Comet C/2014 F3 (Sheppard-Trujillo) 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/2014 F3 (Sheppard-Trujillo)
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Comet C/2014 F3 (Sheppard-Trujillo) 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Comet C/2014 F3 (Sheppard-Trujillo) computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Comet C/2014 F3 (Sheppard-Trujillo) in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2019 May 16 18h 30m 36s -29° 20’ 17” 18.53 Sagittarius
2019 May 17 18h 30m 23s -29° 20’ 48” 18.52 Sagittarius
2019 May 18 18h 30m 11s -29° 21’ 20” 18.52 Sagittarius
2019 May 19 18h 29m 57s -29° 21’ 50” 18.51 Sagittarius
2019 May 20 18h 29m 44s -29° 22’ 20” 18.50 Sagittarius
2019 May 21 18h 29m 30s -29° 22’ 50” 18.50 Sagittarius
2019 May 22 18h 29m 15s -29° 23’ 20” 18.49 Sagittarius
2019 May 23 18h 28m 59s -29° 23’ 48” 18.48 Sagittarius
2019 May 24 18h 28m 45s -29° 24’ 16” 18.48 Sagittarius
2019 May 25 18h 28m 27s -29° 24’ 45” 18.47 Sagittarius
2019 May 26 18h 28m 11s -29° 25’ 12” 18.47 Sagittarius
2019 May 27 18h 27m 55s -29° 25’ 37” 18.46 Sagittarius
2019 May 28 18h 27m 37s -29° 26’ 03” 18.45 Sagittarius
2019 May 29 18h 27m 19s -29° 26’ 29” 18.45 Sagittarius