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Comet C/2011 L4 PANSTARRS

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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 ascension16h 30.1m
Declination24° 30'
ConstellationHercules
Distance from Earth13.617 AU
Last observed magnitude19.0
Date of last reported observation27/08/2014
Altitude39.3°
Azimuth58° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun134.3°
Ecliptic latitude42.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun14.343 AU
Perihelion0.302 AU
(09/03/2013)
Aphelion21,581.984 AU
Period1,121,010 years
Eccentricity0.999972
Inclination to ecliptic83.9°
Speed relative to Sun11.118 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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