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Comet C/2016 M1 PANSTARRS

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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 ascension19h 42.3m
Declination-7° 37'
ConstellationAquila
Distance from Earth2.181 AU
Last observed magnitude10.5
Date of last reported observation23/04/2018
Altitude-8.1°
Azimuth98° (E)
Angular separation from Sun98.1°
Ecliptic latitude11.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.527 AU
Perihelion2.210 AU
(10/08/2018)
Aphelion5,120.557 AU
Period129,634 years
Eccentricity0.999137
Inclination to ecliptic91.0°
Speed relative to Sun26.490 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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