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Comet C/2012 S1 ISON

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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 ascension7h 14.5m
Declination37° 27'
ConstellationAuriga
Distance from Earth22.942 AU
Last observed magnitude15.5
Date of last reported observation2013-Dec-14
Altitude52.5°
Azimuth3° (N)
Angular separation from Sun54.8°
Ecliptic latitude15.4°
Orbit
Distance from Sun22.374 AU
Perihelion0.013 AU
(2013-Nov-30)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000266
Inclination to ecliptic65.2°
Speed relative to Sun9.896 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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