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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 ascension7h 6.2m
Declination38° 14'
ConstellationAuriga
Distance from Earth15.754 AU
Last observed magnitude15.5
Date of last reported observation14/12/2013
Altitude-2.0°
Azimuth308° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun74.4°
Ecliptic latitude15.8°
Orbit
Distance from Sun15.515 AU
Perihelion0.013 AU
(28/11/2013)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000255
Inclination to ecliptic63.8°
Speed relative to Sun11.506 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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