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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 36.8m
Declination17° 48'
ConstellationHercules
Distance from Earth20.375 AU
Last observed magnitude19.0
Date of last reported observation2014-Aug-27
Altitude44.2°
Azimuth295° (WNW)
Angular separation from Sun68.4°
Ecliptic latitude40.2°
Orbit
Distance from Sun20.034 AU
Perihelion0.299 AU
(2013-Mar-08)
Aphelion5,069.633 AU
Period127,634 years
Eccentricity0.999882
Inclination to ecliptic83.9°
Speed relative to Sun9.392 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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