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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 8.2m
Declination18° 39'
ConstellationLeo
Distance from Earth9.867 AU
Last observed magnitude17.9
Date of last reported observation04/04/2014
Altitude-14.0°
Azimuth71° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun170.9°
Ecliptic latitude6.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun10.843 AU
Perihelion0.812 AU
(18/12/2012)
Aphelion62.750 AU
Period179 years
Eccentricity0.974436
Inclination to ecliptic136.4°
Speed relative to Sun11.650 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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