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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 31.9m
Declination18° 35'
ConstellationHercules
Distance from Earth16.319 AU
Last observed magnitude19.0
Date of last reported observation27/08/2014
Altitude-13.4°
Azimuth289° (WNW)
Angular separation from Sun45.2°
Ecliptic latitude42.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun15.642 AU
Perihelion0.302 AU
(09/03/2013)
Aphelion11,599.506 AU
Period441,712 years
Eccentricity0.999948
Inclination to ecliptic83.9°
Speed relative to Sun10.643 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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