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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 ascension3h 59.9m
Declination28° 38'
ConstellationTaurus
Distance from Earth2.533 AU
Last observed magnitude11.0
Date of last reported observation19/02/2018
Altitude-4.6°
Azimuth305° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun90.3°
Ecliptic latitude7.3°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.725 AU
Perihelion2.602 AU
(09/05/2018)
Aphelion1,447.975 AU
Period19,533 years
Eccentricity0.996412
Inclination to ecliptic58.2°
Speed relative to Sun25.492 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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