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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 ascension4h 48.1m
Declination8° 44'
ConstellationOrion
Distance from Earth2.071 AU
Last observed magnitude11.0
Date of last reported observation11/12/2017
Altitude23.7°
Azimuth280° (W)
Angular separation from Sun163.6°
Ecliptic latitude-9.2°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.028 AU
Perihelion2.602 AU
(09/05/2018)
Aphelion1,475.998 AU
Period20,102 years
Eccentricity0.996480
Inclination to ecliptic58.2°
Speed relative to Sun24.182 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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