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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 ascension10h 5.7m
Declination22° 15'
ConstellationLeo
Distance from Earth7.894 AU
Last observed magnitude17.9
Date of last reported observation04/04/2014
Altitude45.9°
Azimuth57° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun138.0°
Ecliptic latitude9.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun8.662 AU
Perihelion0.812 AU
(19/12/2012)
Aphelion63.454 AU
Period182 years
Eccentricity0.974729
Inclination to ecliptic136.4°
Speed relative to Sun13.312 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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