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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 ascension18h 23.7m
Declination-38° 55'
ConstellationCorona Australis
Distance from Earth1.295 AU
Last observed magnitude9.0
Date of last reported observation11/06/2018
Altitude18.8°
Azimuth189° (S)
Angular separation from Sun163.3°
Ecliptic latitude-8.7°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.287 AU
Perihelion2.210 AU
(10/08/2018)
Aphelion5,091.013 AU
Period128,515 years
Eccentricity0.999132
Inclination to ecliptic91.0°
Speed relative to Sun27.847 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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