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Comet 273P Pons-Gambart

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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 ascension9h 58.3m
Declination15° 9'
ConstellationLeo
Distance from Earth14.285 AU
Last observed magnitude17.9
Date of last reported observation04/04/2014
Altitude-73.0°
Azimuth26° (NNE)
Angular separation from Sun118.2°
Ecliptic latitude2.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun14.776 AU
Perihelion0.815 AU
(17/12/2012)
Aphelion62.318 AU
Period177 years
Eccentricity0.974172
Inclination to ecliptic136.5°
Speed relative to Sun9.590 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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