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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: 2°, Max. star mag.: 12)
 
View from 90° above ecliptic plane
View from above comet orbital plane
 
Position
Right ascension17h 30.4m
Declination-55° 46'
ConstellationAra
Distance from Earth2.713 AU
Last observed magnitude10.5
Date of last reported observation18/09/2017
Altitude-79.0°
Azimuth199° (SSW)
Angular separation from Sun60.4°
Ecliptic latitude-37.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.385 AU
Perihelion1.637 AU
(12/06/2017)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.001669
Inclination to ecliptic49.9°
Speed relative to Sun27.292 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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