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Comet C/2011 L4 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 ascension16h 21.3m
Declination22° 46'
ConstellationHercules
Distance from Earth16.142 AU
Last observed magnitude19.0
Date of last reported observation27/08/2014
Altitude-17.2°
Azimuth294° (WNW)
Angular separation from Sun126.7°
Ecliptic latitude41.5°
Orbit
Distance from Sun16.769 AU
Perihelion0.301 AU
(09/03/2013)
Aphelion7,712.084 AU
Period239,467 years
Eccentricity0.999922
Inclination to ecliptic83.8°
Speed relative to Sun10.275 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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