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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 39.4m
Declination19° 6'
ConstellationHercules
Distance from Earth16.228 AU
Last observed magnitude19.0
Date of last reported observation27/08/2014
Altitude46.5°
Azimuth62° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun66.6°
Ecliptic latitude41.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun15.863 AU
Perihelion0.301 AU
(09/03/2013)
Aphelion10,216.444 AU
Period365,117 years
Eccentricity0.999941
Inclination to ecliptic83.9°
Speed relative to Sun10.568 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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