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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: 5°, Max. star mag.: 10)
 
View from 90° above ecliptic plane
View from above comet orbital plane
 
Position
Right ascension4h 32.1m
Declination81° 50'
ConstellationCepheus
Distance from Earth0.856 AU
Last observed magnitude9.5
Date of last reported observation06/11/2017
Altitude38.6°
Azimuth355° (N)
Angular separation from Sun117.2°
Ecliptic latitude27.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun1.576 AU
Perihelion1.499 AU
(14/10/2017)
Aphelion839.753 AU
Period8,627 years
Eccentricity0.996437
Inclination to ecliptic39.8°
Speed relative to Sun33.524 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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