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Comet C/2015 ER61 PANSTARRS

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Coarse finder chart
(Field of view: 60°, Max. star mag.: 5)
Fine finder chart
(Field of view: 5°, Max. star mag.: 10)
 
View from 90° above ecliptic plane
View from above comet orbital plane
 
Position
Right ascension3h 10.7m
Declination21° 54'
ConstellationAries
Distance from Earth1.643 AU
Last observed magnitude8.5
Date of last reported observation27/03/2017
Altitude36.1°
Azimuth297° (WNW)
Angular separation from Sun67.5°
Ecliptic latitude4.2°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.566 AU
Perihelion1.042 AU
(09/05/2017)
Aphelion781.052 AU
Period7,733 years
Eccentricity0.997335
Inclination to ecliptic6.3°
Speed relative to Sun33.627 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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