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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 21.0m
Declination-75° 45'
ConstellationMensa
Distance from Earth12.067 AU
Last observed magnitude17.6
Date of last reported observation14/04/2013
Altitude13.8°
Azimuth176° (S)
Angular separation from Sun99.2°
Ecliptic latitude-75.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun12.271 AU
Perihelion1.145 AU
(28/11/2012)
Aphelion1,377.928 AU
Period18,107 years
Eccentricity0.998339
Inclination to ecliptic92.8°
Speed relative to Sun11.971 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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