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Comet C/2015 O1 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 ascension11h 9.1m
Declination42° 9'
ConstellationUrsa Major
Distance from Earth3.978 AU
Last observed magnitude14.0
Date of last reported observation11/06/2018
Altitude39.2°
Azimuth64° (ENE)
Angular separation from Sun136.0°
Ecliptic latitude27.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.735 AU
Perihelion3.730 AU
(19/02/2018)
Aphelion149,189.550 AU
Period20,374,507 years
Eccentricity0.999950
Inclination to ecliptic127.2°
Speed relative to Sun19.357 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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