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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 37.3m
Declination22° 12'
ConstellationHercules
Distance from Earth15.758 AU
Last observed magnitude19.0
Date of last reported observation27/08/2014
Altitude46.3°
Azimuth303° (WNW)
Angular separation from Sun127.2°
Ecliptic latitude41.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun16.385 AU
Perihelion0.301 AU
(09/03/2013)
Aphelion8,601.585 AU
Period282,068 years
Eccentricity0.999930
Inclination to ecliptic83.9°
Speed relative to Sun10.396 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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