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Comet C/2012 K5 LINEAR

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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 ascension4h 46.1m
Declination-67° 44'
ConstellationDorado
Distance from Earth9.256 AU
Last observed magnitude17.6
Date of last reported observation14/04/2013
Altitude21.6°
Azimuth185° (S)
Angular separation from Sun88.9°
Ecliptic latitude-81.2°
Orbit
Distance from Sun9.293 AU
Perihelion1.144 AU
(28/11/2012)
Aphelion1,368.171 AU
Period17,915 years
Eccentricity0.998329
Inclination to ecliptic92.8°
Speed relative to Sun13.771 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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