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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 45.3m
Declination39° 27'
ConstellationUrsa Major
Distance from Earth4.829 AU
Last observed magnitude14.0
Date of last reported observation11/06/2018
Altitude7.1°
Azimuth312° (NW)
Angular separation from Sun36.4°
Ecliptic latitude42.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun4.059 AU
Perihelion3.730 AU
(19/02/2018)
Aphelion158,710.866 AU
Period22,355,712 years
Eccentricity0.999953
Inclination to ecliptic127.2°
Speed relative to Sun20.908 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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