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Comet C/2014 S2 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 ascension12h 53.9m
Declination-41° 45'
ConstellationCentaurus
Distance from Earth9.960 AU
Last observed magnitude12.5
Date of last reported observation11/07/2016
Altitude-13.5°
Azimuth133° (SE)
Angular separation from Sun115.9°
Ecliptic latitude-31.2°
Orbit
Distance from Sun10.430 AU
Perihelion2.084 AU
(09/12/2015)
Aphelion348.611 AU
Period2,322 years
Eccentricity0.988117
Inclination to ecliptic64.4°
Speed relative to Sun12.847 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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