The comet 167P/CINEOS

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From Fairfield , 167P/CINEOS is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 20° above the horizon.

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Name 167P/CINEOS
Object Type Comet
Current Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Magnitude:12.84 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):9.50 [1]
Slope parameter (n):2.00 [1]
Right ascension:17h04m [1]
Declination:-28°31' [1]
Distance:2.62 AU
21.81 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.40 AU
Eccentricity:0.273293
Inclination:19.12°
Longitude ascending node:295.68°
Argument of perihelion:343.83°
Epoch of elements:14 May 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:304.41°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:1.75 AU
Aphelion:3.06 AU
Orbital period:3.73 years
Additional sources

The Minor Planet Center's magnitude estimates are updated rather rarely, and so we prefer to estimate the brightness of comets on the basis of amateur observations. No amateur observations of 167P/CINEOS are available, however, and consequently the magnitude estimates shown here may be unreliable.

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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