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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 52.6m
Declination17° 46'
ConstellationLeo
Distance from Earth12.875 AU
Last observed magnitude17.9
Date of last reported observation04/04/2014
Altitude72.0°
Azimuth9° (N)
Angular separation from Sun17.3°
Ecliptic latitude5.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun11.910 AU
Perihelion0.813 AU
(18/12/2012)
Aphelion62.565 AU
Period178 years
Eccentricity0.974352
Inclination to ecliptic136.4°
Speed relative to Sun10.999 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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