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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 41.8m
Declination19° 44'
ConstellationLeo
Distance from Earth11.218 AU
Last observed magnitude17.9
Date of last reported observation04/04/2014
Altitude24.0°
Azimuth292° (WNW)
Angular separation from Sun96.5°
Ecliptic latitude5.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun11.376 AU
Perihelion0.813 AU
(18/12/2012)
Aphelion62.656 AU
Period179 years
Eccentricity0.974394
Inclination to ecliptic136.4°
Speed relative to Sun11.314 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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