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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 ascension10h 31.5m
Declination-2° 31'
ConstellationSextans
Distance from Earth12.990 AU
Last observed magnitude17.1
Date of last reported observation25/12/2014
Altitude-56.6°
Azimuth265° (W)
Angular separation from Sun11.6°
Ecliptic latitude-11.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun12.002 AU
Perihelion5.134 AU
(13/04/2012)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000096
Inclination to ecliptic166.0°
Speed relative to Sun12.159 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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