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Comet C/2015 V2 Johnson

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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 ascension16h 32.0m
Declination47° 23'
ConstellationHercules
Distance from Earth1.434 AU
Last observed magnitude9.5
Date of last reported observation20/03/2017
Altitude-36.7°
Azimuth23° (NNE)
Angular separation from Sun105.6°
Ecliptic latitude42.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.954 AU
Perihelion1.637 AU
(12/06/2017)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.001764
Inclination to ecliptic49.9°
Speed relative to Sun30.150 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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