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Comet C/2017 T1 Heinze

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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 ascension21h 36.1m
Declination13° 13'
ConstellationPegasus
Distance from Earth1.274 AU
Last observed magnitude10.0
Date of last reported observation19/02/2018
Altitude56.1°
Azimuth228° (SW)
Angular separation from Sun26.3°
Ecliptic latitude72.2°
Orbit
Distance from Sun0.585 AU
Perihelion0.581 AU
(21/02/2018)
Aphelion145,170.419 AU
Period19,556,134 years
Eccentricity0.999992
Inclination to ecliptic96.8°
Speed relative to Sun55.085 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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