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Comet C/2016 R2 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 ascension5h 8.3m
Declination42° 42'
ConstellationAuriga
Distance from Earth3.189 AU
Last observed magnitude11.5
Date of last reported observation23/04/2018
Altitude-47.1°
Azimuth5° (N)
Angular separation from Sun46.8°
Ecliptic latitude24.4°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.606 AU
Perihelion2.602 AU
(09/05/2018)
Aphelion1,420.997 AU
Period18,991 years
Eccentricity0.996344
Inclination to ecliptic58.2°
Speed relative to Sun26.070 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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