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Location: Saint John
(45.2733°N, 66.0633°W)
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Comet C/2015 V2 Johnson

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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 ascension1h 31.5m
Declination-35° 58'
ConstellationSculptor
Distance from Earth7.681 AU
Last observed magnitude12.0
Date of last reported observation2017-Nov-06
Altitude1.9°
Azimuth150° (SSE)
Angular separation from Sun41.7°
Ecliptic latitude-47.0°
Orbit
Distance from Sun6.970 AU
Perihelion1.638 AU
(2017-Jun-12)
Aphelion-
Period-
Eccentricity1.001737
Inclination to ecliptic49.9°
Speed relative to Sun15.985 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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