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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 14.1m
Declination-3° 20'
ConstellationSextans
Distance from Earth12.010 AU
Last observed magnitude17.1
Date of last reported observation25/12/2014
Altitude7.3°
Azimuth93° (E)
Angular separation from Sun166.0°
Ecliptic latitude-12.3°
Orbit
Distance from Sun12.973 AU
Perihelion5.136 AU
(13/04/2012)
Aphelion57,701.257 AU
Period4,901,163 years
Eccentricity0.999822
Inclination to ecliptic166.0°
Speed relative to Sun11.693 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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