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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 ascension12h 39.5m
Declination54° 48'
ConstellationUrsa Major
Distance from Earth3.673 AU
Last observed magnitude13.0
Date of last reported observation22/05/2018
Altitude17.4°
Azimuth329° (NNW)
Angular separation from Sun91.1°
Ecliptic latitude49.2°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.829 AU
Perihelion3.730 AU
(19/02/2018)
Aphelion162,157.314 AU
Period23,087,824 years
Eccentricity0.999954
Inclination to ecliptic127.2°
Speed relative to Sun21.527 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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