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Comet C/2016 M1 PANSTARRS

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Coarse finder chart
(Field of view: 60°, Max. star mag.: 5)
Fine finder chart
(Field of view: 5°, Max. star mag.: 10)
 
View from 90° above ecliptic plane
View from above comet orbital plane
 
Position
Right ascension14h 36.1m
Declination-64° 44'
ConstellationCircinus
Distance from Earth2.727 AU
Last observed magnitude9.0
Date of last reported observation15/10/2018
Altitude25.2°
Azimuth182° (S)
Angular separation from Sun57.2°
Ecliptic latitude-57.3°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.342 AU
Perihelion2.210 AU
(10/08/2018)
Aphelion4,602.958 AU
Period110,492 years
Eccentricity0.999040
Inclination to ecliptic91.0°
Speed relative to Sun27.514 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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