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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 38.2m
Declination37° 20'
ConstellationLynx
Distance from Earth21.005 AU
Last observed magnitude15.5
Date of last reported observation2013-Dec-14
Altitude11.2°
Azimuth52° (NE)
Angular separation from Sun101.3°
Ecliptic latitude15.4°
Orbit
Distance from Sun21.222 AU
Perihelion0.013 AU
(2013-Nov-30)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.000266
Inclination to ecliptic65.2°
Speed relative to Sun10.111 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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