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Comet C/2016 N6 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 ascension15h 8.6m
Declination73° 28'
ConstellationUrsa Minor
Distance from Earth2.672 AU
Last observed magnitude13.0
Date of last reported observation19/02/2018
Altitude-11.5°
Azimuth12° (NNE)
Angular separation from Sun105.2°
Ecliptic latitude56.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.082 AU
Perihelion2.669 AU
(18/07/2018)
Aphelion3,984.084 AU
Period89,000 years
Eccentricity0.998661
Inclination to ecliptic105.8°
Speed relative to Sun23.984 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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