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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 ascension2h 43.6m
Declination-77° 39'
ConstellationHydrus
Distance from Earth13.927 AU
Last observed magnitude17.6
Date of last reported observation14/04/2013
Altitude-10.1°
Azimuth187° (S)
Angular separation from Sun81.3°
Ecliptic latitude-73.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun13.811 AU
Perihelion1.145 AU
(28/11/2012)
Aphelion1,368.825 AU
Period17,928 years
Eccentricity0.998328
Inclination to ecliptic92.8°
Speed relative to Sun11.277 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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