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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 33.2m
Declination38° 51'
ConstellationLynx
Distance from Earth13.812 AU
Last observed magnitude15.5
Date of last reported observation14/12/2013
Altitude11.1°
Azimuth48° (NE)
Angular separation from Sun150.3°
Ecliptic latitude15.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun14.675 AU
Perihelion0.013 AU
(28/11/2013)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000256
Inclination to ecliptic63.4°
Speed relative to Sun11.787 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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