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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 ascension1h 50.2m
Declination-80° 42'
ConstellationHydrus
Distance from Earth3.069 AU
Last observed magnitude9.5
Date of last reported observation06/11/2018
Altitude-24.4°
Azimuth187° (S)
Angular separation from Sun69.4°
Ecliptic latitude-87.1°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.874 AU
Perihelion2.211 AU
(10/08/2018)
Aphelion4,236.547 AU
Period97,571 years
Eccentricity0.998957
Inclination to ecliptic91.0°
Speed relative to Sun24.837 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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