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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 55.7m
Declination22° 14'
ConstellationLeo
Distance from Earth8.499 AU
Last observed magnitude17.9
Date of last reported observation04/04/2014
Altitude-37.6°
Azimuth61° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun108.4°
Ecliptic latitude8.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun8.869 AU
Perihelion0.812 AU
(18/12/2012)
Aphelion63.372 AU
Period182 years
Eccentricity0.974694
Inclination to ecliptic136.4°
Speed relative to Sun13.130 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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