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Comet C/2006 S3 LONEOS

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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 ascension12h 8.0m
Declination-10° 30'
ConstellationVirgo
Distance from Earth8.740 AU
Last observed magnitude17.7
Date of last reported observation22/12/2014
Altitude-39.2°
Azimuth104° (ESE)
Angular separation from Sun84.8°
Ecliptic latitude-8.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun8.706 AU
Perihelion5.128 AU
(15/04/2012)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.001990
Inclination to ecliptic166.0°
Speed relative to Sun14.288 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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