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Comet C/2017 O1

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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 ascension2h 11.9m
Declination84° 48'
ConstellationCepheus
Distance from Earth1.391 AU
Last observed magnitude12.0
Date of last reported observation15/01/2018
Altitude13.6°
Azimuth4° (N)
Angular separation from Sun111.2°
Ecliptic latitude39.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.973 AU
Perihelion1.499 AU
(14/10/2017)
Aphelion820.142 AU
Period8,327 years
Eccentricity0.996352
Inclination to ecliptic39.8°
Speed relative to Sun29.950 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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