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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 39.2m
Declination-57° 36'
ConstellationCentaurus
Distance from Earth1.986 AU
Last observed magnitude8.0
Date of last reported observation14/08/2018
Altitude-54.6°
Azimuth229° (SW)
Angular separation from Sun89.1°
Ecliptic latitude-34.9°
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.215 AU
Perihelion2.210 AU
(10/08/2018)
Aphelion4,834.674 AU
Period118,936 years
Eccentricity0.999086
Inclination to ecliptic91.0°
Speed relative to Sun28.297 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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