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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 56.3m
Declination17° 52'
ConstellationLeo
Distance from Earth8.042 AU
Last observed magnitude17.9
Date of last reported observation04/04/2014
Altitude46.6°
Azimuth63° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun54.8°
Ecliptic latitude11.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun7.513 AU
Perihelion0.811 AU
(19/12/2012)
Aphelion63.908 AU
Period184 years
Eccentricity0.974931
Inclination to ecliptic136.4°
Speed relative to Sun14.448 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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