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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 3.9m
Declination50° 35'
ConstellationUrsa Major
Distance from Earth4.013 AU
Last observed magnitude14.0
Date of last reported observation11/06/2018
Altitude69.6°
Azimuth342° (NNW)
Angular separation from Sun75.0°
Ecliptic latitude47.6°
Orbit
Distance from Sun3.876 AU
Perihelion3.730 AU
(19/02/2018)
Aphelion124,320.270 AU
Period15,498,714 years
Eccentricity0.999940
Inclination to ecliptic127.2°
Speed relative to Sun21.394 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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