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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 ascension5h 55.7m
Declination-71° 6'
ConstellationMensa
Distance from Earth9.697 AU
Last observed magnitude17.6
Date of last reported observation14/04/2013
Altitude18.6°
Azimuth183° (S)
Angular separation from Sun93.6°
Ecliptic latitude-80.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun9.814 AU
Perihelion1.144 AU
(28/11/2012)
Aphelion1,369.195 AU
Period17,935 years
Eccentricity0.998330
Inclination to ecliptic92.8°
Speed relative to Sun13.398 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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