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Comet C/2014 Q1 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 ascension20h 46.5m
Declination-61° 12'
ConstellationPavo
Distance from Earth18.758 AU
Last observed magnitude12.0
Date of last reported observation2015-Nov-01
Altitude-23.9°
Azimuth170° (S)
Angular separation from Sun90.7°
Ecliptic latitude-41.3°
Orbit
Distance from Sun18.798 AU
Perihelion0.318 AU
(2015-Jul-04)
Aphelion1,768.787 AU
Period26,308 years
Eccentricity0.999640
Inclination to ecliptic43.0°
Speed relative to Sun9.664 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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