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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 ascension11h 48.9m
Declination-6° 31'
ConstellationVirgo
Distance from Earth8.420 AU
Last observed magnitude17.6
Date of last reported observation13/07/2014
Altitude-22.0°
Azimuth263° (W)
Angular separation from Sun57.6°
Ecliptic latitude-7.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun7.922 AU
Perihelion5.128 AU
(15/04/2012)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.002489
Inclination to ecliptic166.0°
Speed relative to Sun14.979 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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