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Comet C/2012 X1 LINEAR

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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 ascension2h 51.1m
Declination-30° 0'
ConstellationFornax
Distance from Earth16.755 AU
Last observed magnitude16.3
Date of last reported observation2014-Dec-29
Altitude19.9°
Azimuth224° (SW)
Angular separation from Sun86.7°
Ecliptic latitude-43.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun16.728 AU
Perihelion1.601 AU
(2014-Feb-22)
Aphelion330.779 AU
Period2,142 years
Eccentricity0.990366
Inclination to ecliptic44.4°
Speed relative to Sun10.036 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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