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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 20.6m
Declination-42° 58'
ConstellationCentaurus
Distance from Earth13.935 AU
Last observed magnitude12.5
Date of last reported observation2016-Jul-11
Altitude-4.7°
Azimuth163° (SSE)
Angular separation from Sun76.5°
Ecliptic latitude-37.4°
Orbit
Distance from Sun13.734 AU
Perihelion2.082 AU
(2015-Dec-08)
Aphelion338.556 AU
Period2,223 years
Eccentricity0.987777
Inclination to ecliptic64.5°
Speed relative to Sun11.135 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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