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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 ascension3h 19.0m
Declination-76° 43'
ConstellationHydrus
Distance from Earth13.979 AU
Last observed magnitude17.6
Date of last reported observation14/04/2013
Altitude3.1°
Azimuth193° (SSW)
Angular separation from Sun91.4°
Ecliptic latitude-73.4°
Orbit
Distance from Sun14.039 AU
Perihelion1.145 AU
(28/11/2012)
Aphelion1,367.138 AU
Period17,895 years
Eccentricity0.998326
Inclination to ecliptic92.8°
Speed relative to Sun11.184 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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