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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 43.1m
Declination84° 26'
ConstellationCepheus
Distance from Earth1.428 AU
Last observed magnitude12.0
Date of last reported observation01/01/1900
Altitude47.5°
Azimuth353° (N)
Angular separation from Sun110.9°
Ecliptic latitude39.3°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.003 AU
Perihelion1.499 AU
(14/10/2017)
Aphelion819.917 AU
Period8,324 years
Eccentricity0.996351
Inclination to ecliptic39.8°
Speed relative to Sun29.726 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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