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Comet C/2012 S1 ISON

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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 ascension8h 14.5m
Declination39° 3'
ConstellationLynx
Distance from Earth5.105 AU
Last observed magnitude15.5
Date of last reported observation14/12/2013
Altitude-30.4°
Azimuth317° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun100.3°
Ecliptic latitude17.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun5.372 AU
Perihelion0.013 AU
(28/11/2013)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000266
Inclination to ecliptic62.2°
Speed relative to Sun18.674 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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